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

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Sat Mar 2 09:24:57 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.

Yes, that would make sense too.  Keeping /current but gatewaying it on
tests is probably the best option since people are very used to /current
by now, and only a small number of people would need to adapt to

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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