Stable Release Update Regression/Build Problem
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 24 14:23:16 BST 2008
On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 07:24:59AM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> Another related issue is the question of running with *-proposed enabled
> versus installation of single packages from proposed. This package could
> have only passed verififcation if *-proposed was enabled on the system in
> While running with *-proposed enabled may have some benefit for regression
> detection, I don't think it is suitable for SRU verification. Generally, I
> the verification should be against *-release and *-updates without other
> packages from *-proposed. It is feasible to mechanize installability
> checks, but more subtle package interactions need to be explored during the
> verification process.
Agreed, it's sensible to test the update in the same environment to which it
is about to be deployed.
> Unless someone objects, I'll update the SRU process to reflect this
I don't object to the proposed change in itself, but I think changes to that
process should go through the SRU team first.
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