[CentOS-devel] functional testing as a contrib requirement

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Thu Aug 13 09:23:12 UTC 2009


Dear Karan,

> As a part of the contrib acceptance process, can we spread the load a
> bit by saying that anyone who wants to submit a package, must also find
> someone else ( other than their sponsor ) to write a set of acceptance
> tests[1] for their package.

A process like this could easily be handled through package reviews
via bucktracker. Maybe there is need of adding a 'review request'
category.

A review could then contain a 'quality check' of the spec file
(perhaps with Fedora Package Guidelines/rpmlint in mind), followed  by
a review of provided paches and a rebuild with 'acceptance test'.

Best Regards
Marcus


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