Re-evaluating Ubuntu's Milestones

flocculant flocculant at
Mon Apr 9 20:35:09 UTC 2018

On 09/04/18 21:13, Steve Langasek wrote:
> ...
> The one other value milestone images provide is to give a "known good" image
> to install the development release from.  We have solved this for Ubuntu
> Desktop and Server by having automated tests that gate the promotion of an
> image build to "current".  I would strongly encourage flavors to collaborate
> around this automation, instead of continuing to rely on a heavy-weight
> manual test process that leaves the "known good" image stale for weeks at a
> time.
> Code for this automation lives here:
> If there is interest from flavors in having this image gate, I would be
> willing to argue for Canonical hosting of the test infrastructure, as...
I am certainly interested in that from Xubuntu point of view - I do try 
to at least check that we built overnight. And time willing zsync and 
quick boot to desktop.

So that would make my life simpler for sure.

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