Better testing of tagged tars

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Wed Feb 13 00:00:13 UTC 2013

El Dimarts, 12 de febrer de 2013, a les 22:05:00, Martin Gräßlin va escriure:
> 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. 

That is *your* thinking, i.e. you don't test them, but i think it is a bit off 
a stretch to present that as the reality. Although i agree more users of the 
stable branch would help.


> 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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