[testcases] Creation of Ubuntu Studio specific testcase

Ho Wan Chan smartboyhw at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 12:46:47 UTC 2012


Please edit the draft of the testcase before Thursday 10th October, 14:00
UTC. I will upload it to main ISO QA Tracker then.

Howard Chan (smartboyhw)

2012/9/30 Ho Wan Chan <smartboyhw at gmail.com>

> Anyway I did the job so look at
> http://packages.qa.dev.stgraber.org/qatracker/milestones/225/builds/16300/testcasesit includes the live session, installation, post-installation and upgrade
> testcases.
> Please give comments and work on the post-installation testcases. If
> nothing much I will import it to the ISO QA Tracker before 11th October for
> RC testing.
> Thanks len-dt and ailo for their comments and support:P
> Regards,
> Howard Chan (smartboyhw)
> 2012/9/30 Ho Wan Chan <smartboyhw at gmail.com>
>> OK my thought about it.
>> There shall be two testsuites: Installation and upgrade (per regulations).
>> 1. Installation
>> Testcases:
>> 1a. Live session (copied from the normal Ubuntu live testcase, don't need
>> much) Importance: Mandatory
>> 1b. Install (ubiquity) (Integrating the existing three testcases into
>> one) Importance: Mandatory
>> 1c. Post-installation (Copied from Wiki page) Importance: Run once
>> 2. Upgrade
>> Testcases:
>> 2a. Upgrade testcase (copied from existing upgrade testcase in vanilla
>> Ubuntu)
>> 2b. Post-installation (same as 1c)
>> I will work on it today evening and tonight to get a preview out of it.
>> BTW you guys may not understand why on Earth are there three partitioning
>> options. Actually Nicholas Skaggs (Canonical Community QA Manager) forced
>> me to change it because he wanted to use the testcases that were originally
>> in testcases.qa.ubutnu.com to those which are in the ISO QA Tracker. So
>> er...... Anyway I will integrate the three partitioning options into one
>> testcase so don't worry:P
>> Regards,
>> Howard Chan (smartboyhw)
>> 2012/9/30 Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net>
>>> On Sat, September 29, 2012 7:43 am, Ho Wan Chan wrote:
>>> > BTW the next thing I am going to do is an upgrade testcase. If you
>>> look at
>>> > the ISO QA Tracker we don't actually HAVE a upgrade testcase. So I
>>> think
>>> > we
>>> > can make one for that:P
>>> We already have too many test cases... I don't think we need to
>>> differentiate different partitioning types. I don't think it matters if
>>> it
>>> is a whole disk, partition resize or manual as these things are well
>>> tested in vanilla and not different in any way for Studio from vanilla.
>>> If
>>> they are separated for record keeping as one of three (or more) But not
>>> all three tests mandatory. We just don't have the people to test these
>>> things and that part of things is _no_different_ than vanilla. All that
>>> matters is that there was a successful install. So if there is going to
>>> be
>>> an upgrade case, (means two installs as far as I can tell, 12.04 then
>>> upgrade) then some of these others need to go. Personally, for our
>>> purposes we do not need to test the resize option at all and as we are
>>> most likely doing it on a machine we use for other things too, the manual
>>> partitioning option is the safest IMO. and should be the only test case
>>> we
>>> worry about.
>>> So at most we should have live, install and upgrade test cases. Whatever
>>> the partitioning style used the install partition should be formated. I
>>> think that was why we were using the whole disk option before. If the
>>> disk
>>> is not going to be formated then it is an upgrade.
>>> I've given up on using Thunar as the default FM. tumblerd seems to hang
>>> or
>>> quit on mounting USB sticks and I have to kill it so I can dismount the
>>> stick. Nautilus works fine.
>>> --
>>> Len Ovens
>>> www.OvenWerks.net
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