Testing the dist-upgrade process (for Dapper)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 4 04:04:30 GMT 2006

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 09:46:56PM -0200, Carlos Ribeiro wrote:
> Now, I know that testing is *hard*, and that is totally impossible to
> guarantee that there is no problem with every configuration or combination
> of packages. It's not just hard, it's plainly impossible. It's also hard to
> keep the experience intact while improving and optimizing the system. But I
> believe that the experience could be improved.

We already do.  However, we test with the standard install, not with
arbitrary universe packages installed such as gnucash, and certainly not
every possible X keymap configuration.  We rely on users upgrading from the
latest stable release to the development release to help us find those
corner cases.

 - mdz

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