Kerry Buckley

What’s the simplest thing that could possibly go wrong?

Hoist by my own petard, part two

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You’d think I’d have learned my lesson, but apparently not. While the build was finally underway last night, I noticed that my search box made the layout a bit odd when you were logged in, so moved the sign out and edit profile links alongside “Welcome your name” instead of underneath. While I was there, I recklessly changed it to “Welcome, your name” (with a comma). This time it couldn’t possibly break anything, so I checked it in and went home.

Yes, you guessed it.

sign_in 'fred', 'secret'
verify_text_present 'Welcome Fred Bloggs'

The really embarassing thing is the checkin comment though.

portal build 565 FAILED
finished at 8:10 AM on 21 June 2007 taking 4 minutes and 34 seconds

Build Changeset
Revision 565 committed by 802285285 on 2007-06-20 16:57:34
Move welcome message to same line as sign out/edit profile, to make room for search. This one will *not* break the build...
M /trunk/app/views/layouts/global.rhtml

Written by Kerry

June 21st, 2007 at 7:24 am

Posted in Agile,Software

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