Backports testing (was - Re: non-MOTU Hopeful contributions (was:: GetDeb Project (Why I participate)))
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Oct 19 04:45:34 BST 2007
On Thursday 18 October 2007 22:40, Emmet Hikory wrote:
> For the latter, extended promotion of teams and bug tags may be
> valueable. I'm not deeply familar with backport and update
> procedures, but I suspect that the backport testers team bug list (2)
> is likely a good list of backports that need testing...
> 2: https://bugs.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-backports-testers/
Depending on which release you are running, you can look at it this way too:
The standards for backports testing is a fairly simple builds, installs, runs.
If packages have a lot of reverse depencies then more complex testing may be
More information here:
Building and testing backports is not a bad way to get started if one is
interested in becoming invovled in Ubuntu development. It gets you started
dealing with some of the basic tools and actions a MOTU needs to know.
More testers always wanted.
More information about the Ubuntu-motu