[Test-Announce] Rawhide validation testing is now OPEN!
twu at redhat.com
Fri Apr 11 08:01:07 UTC 2014
Thanks Adam! Hope we can catch some crazy bugs during this gap :)
On 14-04-10 15:25, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Thanks to everyone for the feedback on the initial proposal to do
> optional installation and base validation testing for Rawhide nightly
> I've revised the Installation validation page based on the feedback, and
> added a similar Base validation page, and I think we can say we're now
> open for business!
> In case anyone missed the proposal: the idea is that we run some of our
> usual release validation tests -
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Installation_validation_testing ,
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Base_validation_testing - on the
> nightly Rawhide builds. We get nightly live images, network install
> images, and 'appliance' (ARM and Cloud) images these days.
> This is *entirely optional* testing - no-one else is relying on us to do
> this, no releases are being held up for it, so no-one needs to be
> pulling any all-nighters. The idea is just to get a feel for where we
> stand with the Fedora 21 codebase as we go along for the next few
> months, and get the biggest showstopper bugs fixed, so we don't wind up
> entering the Alpha milestone with a huge backlog of stuff to test and
> The process should be much like it is for our usual milestone validation
> testing, except you'll be grabbing Rawhide nightly images, not the TC/RC
> images. The pages include the necessary links for getting those images,
> but I'll include them here too:
> * Nightly and 'appliance' images can be found from the snazzy new
> Release Engineering dashboard:
> * The latest network install images are always at the same URLs:
> ** x86_64 -
> ** i686 -
> The only other major difference is that you should include the date of
> the image you tested in your result entry. The "Key" section of each
> page has been edited to give examples of this, and I'll try to run a few
> tests and add some sample entries tomorrow to give folks a feel for it.
> The main aim here is to identify major bugs and showstoppers, so please
> focus on those. It may not be the best idea to file minor bugs at this
> point in the cycle, though keep an eye on any you find as we move
> towards Alpha and Beta.
> I've left Desktop testing out for now, as Johann suggested that we may
> need to re-organize our approach due to the Fedora.next changes.
> Installation and Base testing should give us enough to be going along
> with :)
> Thanks everyone!
> Adam Williamson
> Fedora QA Community Monkey
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