[CentOS-devel] Re: testing / qa process
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Thu Oct 19 23:11:08 UTC 2006
Rex Dieter wrote:
>> 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.
we could go one better, and even attach a rule to count number of down
loaders. Since dev.centos.org is not mirrored outside that 1 machine
we can track the log trivially.
but is that something 'enough' to consider a package releasable ?
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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