Proventesters weekly meetup

Athmane Madjoudj athmane at
Wed Sep 14 23:32:01 UTC 2011

On 09/15/2011 12:19 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Greetings.
> In some of the recent discussions of issues with the current
> updates policy, one idea that was suggested was to try and get
> proventesters to meet up say once a week. This would allow us to
> discuss and look at pending critical path updates that need testing
> or security updates or other testing matters.
> So, while I don't know that I have time long term to run a weekly 
> proventester meeting, I'd like to try and start one and see if it
> takes off or is useful and/or if someone is willing to help run
> them moving forward.
> I'd suggest an agenda something like:
> * List out/go over critpath updates that are in testing. Can we add
> test cases? Can we just sit there and test that thing or confirm we
> already did test and it add karma? Do we know someone who uses/has
> the needed setup? * Look at pending security updates and do the
> same * Bring up any other updates that maintainers shout out on or
> a proventester wants help testing.
> I'd like to try next tuesday (2011-09-20) or wed (2011-09-21), but
> I guess I should see if there is enough interest first.
> So, proventesters: Any interest in a weekly meetup?

+1, also I would add to agenda:

* Exchange ideas/tips on how-to test some pkg, etc...
* Review the current test-cases (eg: I wrote/fixed a bunch of
testcases but I'm not sure if they'll be correct in the future)


-- Athmane

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