[Mondrian] Problem with aggregate tables..

Julian Hyde jhyde at pentaho.org
Tue Nov 20 07:05:02 EST 2007

> JVS wrote:
> In eigenchange 10203, Will Gorman disabled one of the tests 
> Rushan had 
> added earlier as part of a very difficult fix for a serious bug 
> (SharedDimensionTest.testVirtualCube).
> Will created a sf.net bug to track this regression from his change 
> (1833528), but I thought the idea was that if we create regression 
> tests, we're buying ourselves protection against regressions? 
>  In other 
> words, if progress needs to march on (maybe the test was relying on 
> something it shouldn't have), the case can be discussed, but 
> shouldn't 
> that happen (with buy-in) before disabling the test?
> We make extensive use of virtual cubes, as well as NECJ, so 
> when I see 
> this, and the other one (1833526) logged at the same time, I get very 
> uneasy.

We're all fighting for the same side here. Will's change was a significant
rework of how we handle shared dimensions, with the explicit aim to improve
how we handle virtual cubes. These bugs will be fixed before mondrian 3.0 is
released (Dec 2007, may slip to Jan 2008).


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