MOTU todo list

Ming Hua minghua-list at
Sun Nov 5 05:02:49 GMT 2006

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 11:49:29AM +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 09:46:02AM +0100, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> > 
> > It'd be really cool to see people jump in there and get release upgrades
> > tested early in the game so we can get packages fixed before release.
> We plan to do more (and better) automatic testing for feisty, this
> will also include universe to a certain extend. 
> But it seems to me like we also need a easier way to test selected
> upgrades. I was thinking of a application in the spirit of pbuilder
> that can be used to simulate a upgrade. It would be based on the
> current ReleaseUpgrader and run a upgrade in a chroot.

Michael, I wonder if you have looked at piuparts.  My understanding is
that it already uses a chroot to check package installation and upgrade.
It currently uses apt-get, maybe it's easier to make piuparts use the
Ubuntu update manager, instead of writing a new upgrade testing tool?


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