Any problem with a 1.8MB blob in the tree? Re: Please try to upgrade an alpha10 when enforcing new rules in samdb

Matthieu Patou mat at
Sun Aug 15 08:39:20 MDT 2010

  On 15/08/2010 18:25, Kai Blin wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 20:25:59 +1000
> Andrew Bartlett<abartlet at>  wrote:
>> Just before you put it in, I just want to ask the team:
>> Is there any problem adding a 1.8MB blob to our samba4 testsuite?  It is
>> an old Samba4 provision we wish to upgrade.  We may add more in future,
>> and it could get out of hand, but on the flip side, without this we
>> can't hold to our promises about upgrades very well.
> Can't we have an extra repo for all the provisions we want to test? I
> doubt we'll be running all the provision tests every time we run make
> test, so once in a while we'll have to schedule runs for some sort of
> "extended test suite", and getting that to git clone the provision test
> data should be pretty easy.
I would argue against doing it time to time as we might push code that 
will one more time break upgradeprovision.

The test itself is rather quick (~1/2 minutes).

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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