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From: Bryce McKinlay <>
To: Jan Beulich <>
Subject: Re: libjava build failure with read-only source tree
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 08:40:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:18 AM, Jan Beulich <> wrote:

> As this isn't the first time I encounter this in the libjava subtree, can it
> be made a requirement for testing changes that they must work with
> fully read-only source trees? And/or if there's some sort of automatic
> testing in place, could that be adjusted to include a respective check?

It would be heavy-handed to require every contributor to test patches
with a read-only tree. We don't want to make the patch submission
process any more onerous than it already is.

Adjusting one of the automated regression testers to run its builds on
a read-only tree would probably make sense, however. There are several
regression testers operating - see the gcc-testresults list for


  reply	other threads:[~2011-09-29  8:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-29  8:18 Jan Beulich
2011-09-29  8:40 ` Bryce McKinlay [this message]
2011-09-29  9:06   ` Jan Beulich
2011-09-29  9:32 ` Bryce McKinlay
2011-09-29  9:34   ` Andrew Haley
2011-09-29  9:48   ` Jan Beulich

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