Better testing of tagged tars

Anke Boersma abveritas at
Tue Feb 12 22:33:36 UTC 2013

Same holds up for 4.x.0 too.  Again, this is about the time between tagging
the tars, and announced release.  Regressions found between RC3 and the
tagged tar for kde 4.10.0 in the last case.

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 12 February 2013 15:28:35 Anke Boersma wrote:
> > This whole thread was about stable tars, not RC or Beta.
> Sorry at least to me that was not obvious. (thread started on 31. of
> January,
> doesn't mention minor releases, so I assumed it meant the upcoming release
> of
> 4.10) - all I wrote so far was explicitly for the case of a 4.x.0 release.
> > What was found
> > and reported often, is regressions from say, 4.x.2 to 4.x.3.
> > Reported not in bug reports, but more a discussion on IRC, see if anyone
> > was aware, sometimes ml, again, just checking if it was a known/accepted
> > regression.
> status quo is that currently the branches are basically untested. Here
> personally I would love to get more testing as I never like pushing to
> branch
> (let's push to master, if nobody screams in two weeks, let's backport).
> For this situation I would suggest to coordinate with the quality team
> (e.g.
> Myriam).
> --
> Martin Gräßlin
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