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Subject: Re: Release thoughts

Re: Release thoughts

From: Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz_at_student.htw-berlin.de>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:40:11 +0100

Am 23.11.2009 10:45, schrieb Björn Stenberg:
> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>
>> - We provide a feedback template that helps people figure out what needs
>> testing, and to ensure that the resulting reports are reasonably easy
>> to handle.
>>
> I believe we talked about something similar during devcon, didn't we? Anyway, I completely agree.
>
> However rather than having a person manually compile test results, I'd like to go one step further and see a generic system for user testing on the web site. Such a system could also include testing patches before they are committed, as long as test builds are provided.
>
> I also agree that there is probably a significant amount of users out there who would be happy to help with testing. We just need to make it as easy for them as possible.
>
>

Could we use the build system for that? I mean, we could simply make a
svn branch for the patch in question (or jsut the release branch of
course) and have the build clients perform a svn switch to the branch
before building. We would only need to worry about how to distribute the
builds on the webpage and make it user-transparent.

Best regards.
Received on 2009-11-23


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