[CentOS-devel] Re: testing / qa process

Thu Oct 19 23:11:08 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

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
> like:
> 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