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On 06-08-2011 15:58, Markos Chandras wrote:
> On 08/06/2011 04:53 PM, Matt Turner wrote:
>> I wonder if we can't set up an automated system where a package
>> maintainer goes to a webpage and enters the package they'd like to
>> submit for a keyword request. The page would display the
>> requirements for each architecture, and the maintainer could then
>> start a test build that would run on the development boxes in a
>> testing chroot, and then give the results back to the maintainer.
>> That would certainly make the situation simpler for everyone.
>> Maybe that's deserving of a separation thread.
> This would be the best ( afaik opensuse has such as system ).
> However, this requires massive amount of time to even port it to
> Gentoo let alone create it from scratch. This could be an interesting
> idea for a GSOC project (provided the infrastructure is already in
> place ) but this is what I call "a non-realistic solution" :)
This would fit in the idea of automated testing that we've talked about
About the openSuSE testing platform, from what I saw at FOSDEM, I doubt
it will help us much as it seems to rely on graphical fingerprints.
Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org
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