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Re: Don't put new packages through updates-testing



On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 02:20 -0400, Luke Macken wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 04:55:29PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> >  Will Woods wrote:
> > > Let's be a little more clear here - what the QA team actually does for
> > > packages in updates-testing is *verification*. Check package sanity,
> > > make sure programs don't segfault on startup, etc. I'm not expecting all 
> > > testers to understand the functions of the
> > > packages as well as their maintainers. But anyone can tell if you missed
> > > some deps or your package doesn't start on x86_64.
> > 
> >  1) I already verify my packages on x86_64 myself
> 
> That's great.  I don't.
> 
> >  2) starting libs is kinda hard
> 
> Agreed.  Matthias Clasen mentioned on fedora-maintainers how the
> RHEL errata tool has a field where the engineer is supposed to
> fill in QA test instructions, which might be a very useful thing for
> bodhi to have.
> 

Actually, having a concrete enough comment will already give quite a few
hints for testing, even for a library. Like:

"This update of libfoo fixes a problem that could lead to crashes of
application bar, as reported in bug 123456."




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