Ubiquity 2.3.18 Pairwise Testing (& Wubi!)
stgraber at ubuntu.com
Sat Sep 18 20:17:47 BST 2010
On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 12:08 +0200, Ara Pulido wrote:
> Hello all,
> As you know, in two weeks is Maverick RC and we will testing the ISOs in
> a classic milestone testing cycle.
> But, before that, and to avoid classic last minute problems with
> ubiquity, we are going to have a Pairwise Ubiquity Testing Cycle
> starting just now!
> What is this?
> We have generated a set of testcases to try to cover as much options as
> possible but without having to test them all.
> So, how can you participate?
> We have not written any formal testcases this time (as we have generate
> them), but, it should be pretty easy to understand if you have been
> testing the Ubuntu ISOs before.
> 1. Go to the Pairwise Tracker:
> 2. Select the image that you are going to test.
> 3. Every image has a selection of testcases based on these possibilities:
> Disk partition: FullDisk (select full disk), Manual (manual
> partitioning) or Autoresize (guided - auto resize)
> Options: None (do not use any special option), OEM (run OEM
> installation), FreeSoftware (use the only free software option)
> Please, cover the testcases in the tracker, first.
> Wubi is a special case. We have created a couple of testcases per
> architecture: install & upgrade. Both install and upgrade can be done on
> any of the flavours (add it in the result comments field). But we have
> to make sure that they work correctly, as we usually have last minute
> problems with Wubi. If you have a machine with Windows, please, help us
> testing Wubi!
> That's all for now. Let's try to make Ubiquity rock before RC!
> P.S. Xubuntu ISOs containing Ubiquity 2.3.18 are still in the build
> queue (and marked as rebuilding in the tracker). I will enable them as
> soon as they are available.
Any chance we can get the Edubuntu DVDs on there as well ?
It might be especially interesting because for 10.10 we developed an
ubiquity plugin asking a few additional questions (such as adding Unity
and/or LTSP to the system) which can be interesting to see tested.
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