Fedora.NEXT Products and the fate of Spins

Luya Tshimbalanga luya at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 30 18:45:56 UTC 2014

On 30/01/14 03:45 AM, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > The 'burden' they create on QA is precisely zero, as we explicitly do
> > not block releases on spins other than desktop and KDE. I don't believe
> > releng considers the spins much of a burden, either - it's more just
> > that they don't like building and pushing out stuff that no-one's even
> > done a sanity check on. However, we have several high quality spins that
> > people *do* care about and *do* test: at least the desktop spins, but I
> > know for e.g. finalzone puts a lot of work into the design spin.
> QA does no testing of spins at all?  If that's the case then I 
> misunderstood.  If QA does test, even if they don't block the release, 
> it takes time and effort.
FYI, Design Suite directly uses default desktop spin (GNOME) template as 
the base with some configurations like app-folders and additions art and 
design related FOSS software. Are those really time consuming for testing?

Luya Tshimbalanga
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