[CentOS-devel] Re: testing / qa process

Fri Oct 20 13:26:15 UTC 2006
Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu>

R P Herrold wrote:

>> Karanbir Singh wrote as to:
>>> The strategy to release testable rpms to dev.centos.org
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> 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.
> Yikes.  To torture the truism, 'An absence of evidence is not
> evidence of an absence' of problems.

I guess I failed to mention that these scheme is what we've used @
kde-redhat repo for ages, and in our experience, it works pretty well and
encourages feedback from the userbase.  ymmv.

-- Rex