[CentOS-devel] Re: testing / qa process
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Oct 13 14:26:42 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Dear centos-devel'ers,
> The strategy to release testable rpms to dev.centos.org, then request
> feedback and move the rpms to stable, when we have enough positive -
> isnt working. We're not getting that feedback, either positive or
> So the issue :
> The CentOS Project provides packages in addition to the packages from
> RH's sources. We need to ensure that these packages are tested in a user
> environment for a while, and only released to the public via the
> mirror.centos.org network once there is some reasonable surety as to the
> functional and bugs situation with the package.
Instead of blocking on (lack-of) feedback, I'd suggest considering something
1. Put pkgs in "testing"
2. If no bugs reported after X days/weeks, move out of testing
At least this way nothing gets perpetually stalled in testing.
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