Testing the ISOs

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Tue Apr 20 07:55:59 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 22:40 +0300, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> Hi,
> I believe that Ubuntu testing will in the near future need to include
> an automated
> test suite. My vision is that results of the suite will be publicized
> so that certain
> hardware can receive gold/silver/bronze certification. (Wine, for
> instance does fairly
> well with this scheme.) One of Ubuntu's perceived weaknesses is that we get a
> significant number of regressions. Having a quantifiable user-friendly database
> should help to let us know where regressions are occurring so that they can be
> worked on and hopefully fixed before release. I believe I'll actually
> be able to
> attend UDS-M so I look forward to seeing some of you there!
> Jeremy Bicha
There already is.

However it still can't reproduce errors that humans can find.  There is
no this looks or feels wrong, it doesn't always pick up on glitches as
long as it get to the end of the test it's a pass.

This is why there is always a call out for testing on each milestone.

Seek That Thy Might Know

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