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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] finding reverse dependencies for arch testing (and other purposes)
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:45:46
Message-Id: 4E7A3019.5010400@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] finding reverse dependencies for arch testing (and other purposes) by Rich Freeman
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On 09/21/11 20:40, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Thomas Kahle <tomka@g.o> > wrote: >> Let's have a page in our docs where everybody can explain his or >> her tool. Where in the hierarchy should the page be? How >> about: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/arch-testing > > Please! And the documentation should include examples of common > workflows, not just a dump of command line options and what they > do.
First we need to gather everything to a single location.
> > Let's start with the use case of I have a stablereq for a package > and I want to test it. Just tell me how to do it, and don't make > me figure out which combination of options works best.
It is a bit hard to document a generic testing process. Each package has different requirements. We tried to document a generic workflow in amd64 AT[1] and in the AT quiz as well. Oh, and make sure
> the instructions include any necessary cleanup if the process > leaves cruft in package.keywords/etc.
Well cleanup process if a bit obvious for an experienced power user like an AT. [1]: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/amd64/at/index.xml - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJOejAYAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCZk4QAI0/C6VxF5ktw42GcLDPMHlk 74vfyJ2EGSXiDWkX1xINRy9ElGtfoXEdvVF3hN+TVGb+nyXqmR3FC1O5gY9CrxxW dZCKdf2bXiW7eAvmgXkUUnyUUBhUkKM51OIFWlkiO/dGskAeWJTXz0svzfOeY2XO ks3cKFveY/DjgHNmKeN+h0G0e8pwn8nEY90C/ecsI4Y8SvEknagnEosekm9XHdYv fJL26Z9D17LnIqNbFaxsHDTmUcT1O10KvM+QqBWLKTSn900thCrnyBdTPMaFFjUj hVadM4wdItNppuSbwU1wJxfmHE234U42oQ2lPkS5TRz5a0PyhfrTZIJr6QCjTk59 n2tLv7fwy0g5HDcqp9w2j8ToIcw45hMzWdb3MMSDSatqspSXjX+bD1Wuqv5EBf13 u1Nj6dMnM4c6fs4EcWANzfeO8HFhmzhLnudAZKRafB3GvCOMlimz3jSOOb+K8sEY eY3wYWqbcQxXWJqT1vHcUgHPp0WZYLawXDLm5Ka9XOvqz8h+AFI432xBQNhDKHGV jLLwe8gRE63sANKX8xkSY7gJj1odJjpOFddSU/r4rnQjOrcT14uKDBRE8PFiyuIr NptrFN6/tSxj27b26G+JAO3EAcdxe1dL9BmRCdPMO5l2ThLGdnLbxJIsonthgj3n o9ern/pOM6uncVG+KlTv =dCo3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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