Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 1 21:23:43 UTC 2013

On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 10:13:39PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 01, 2013, Colin Watson wrote:
> > The latter option (publish immediately, symlink only after passing
> > tests) would be simpler to implement and is probably the most plausible
> > way to do this; after all if you don't publish them at all on cdimage
> > then you have to invent some new way to publish them to jenkins for
> > smoke-testing.  It would require something to check in on test results
> > every so often, but that probably isn't too hopelessly difficult.

> In fact, we could maintain a /latest vs. a /current; /latest would
> always be updated, but /current (or /tested, /releasable etc.) would
> only be updated when the image passes tests.

Sounds familiar:



Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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