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Re: --test and --repackage...



On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 03:30:03PM -0700, Nathan Wallwork wrote:
> 
> --test isn't just about warm fuzzies as suggested earlier.  Not every 
> use with --test will be followed by an identical use without --test.
> 
> There are real situations where choices are made based on the output.
> 
> 
> What arguement (if any) exist in favor of removing --test functionality?

For starters, --test doesn't really test anything, because it doesn't do
anything.

And the "real situation" (ab)uses of --test might be better done precisely
with a query, rather than the "-Fvv --test" examples that have been given.

73 de Jeff

-- 
Jeff Johnson	ARS N3NPQ
jbj@redhat.com (jbj@jbj.org)
Chapel Hill, NC





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