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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: finding reverse dependencies for arch testing (and other purposes)
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 21:42:33 +0300
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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
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