Upgrade Testing

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Wed Jan 29 22:08:53 UTC 2014

On 29/01/14 23:39, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> On keskiviikko 29 tammikuu 2014, Elfy wrote:
>> You can do as you wish - and the more testing you can do - the happier
>> we will be.
>> However, for the majority of people they don't have the time.
>> The testcases we use are in fact generic ones for Ubuntu and all the
>> flavours who use the tracker.
> IMHO it's better if Xbuntu testing concentrates on things where
> Xubuntu differentiates from Ubuntu.  Isn't all the bootloader
> functionality inherited from Ubuntu as-is (except for themeing)?
> 	- Eero

We need upgrade tests to make sure Xubuntu-specific configuration
migrates well. While we're doing that, it doesn't hurt if we find/look
out for general bugs.

>> I can almost guarantee that if we made the upgrade testcases anymore
>> complicated with more variants that the numbers reported would drop from
>> the ~12 we'll get to close to zero.
>> There is no way that we can cover ever eventuality.
>> Elfy


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