On Thu, 2010-12-02 at 12:30 -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 11:25:03AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-12-02 at 14:10 -0500, Doug Ledford wrote:
> > That being the case, I test the package fairly rigorously myself. But
> > this process doesn't take that into account. I test far more things
> > than you get with a few people just doing smoke tests, but the smoke
> > tests are actually the gating factor. If you changed the process so a
> > maintainer can indicate they've done their own fairly extensive testing,
> > that would satisfy me. But that also opens the door for abuse, so you
> > would have to watch maintainers once you enabled this ability.
> I've posted in the thread earlier that I'd actually like to do this,
> others seem opposed however.
FWIW I'm for it with your explanation and added it to the Update
brainstorming page last night:
If we go this way, I'd propose adding additional guidelines to the
proventester policy specific to maintainers testing their own packages.
* Test the actual build that will go out, from Koji - don't test your
own local build of the same spec
* Try and test in a reasonably user-ish environment, not your own highly
customized one; if this means using a separate user account or a VM, do
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