Release testing and the relationship between 'bzr selftest' and plugins
vila+bzr at canonical.com
Fri Mar 16 15:53:06 UTC 2012
>>>>> Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> writes:
> Am 16/03/12 10:55, schrieb Vincent Ladeuil:
>> Still on this subject but from a slightly different pov, you maintain a
>> set of recipes to build bzr and various plugins in the daily PPA.
>> Since they all run the tests can you give some feedback about:
>> - whether this is a good way to catch regressions,
> I don't think it is. The plugins are only built when their tip changes,
> so we usually don't notice breakage until somebody is also changing the
> plugin (in which case they run the testsuite anyway).
> The other problem with it is that you get a single plain text file for
> each plugin, with all build and test output. That makes it a bit awkward
> to navigate the failures and to figure out what they are.
Ha, too bad, I thought you had a magic bullet for that...
>> - how you proceed to filter out and extract the significant bits from
>> the lp mails.
> I don't :-)
> I regularly go to
> <http://people.canonical.com/%7Ejelmer/recipe-status/bzr.html> and
> fix issues that show up there.
OMG ! The magic bullet !
Thanks, that was useful feedback,
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