[SM-Discuss] Weekly Stable Grimoire Update Report
Arwed von Merkatz
v.merkatz at gmx.net
Mon May 2 15:41:35 EDT 2005
On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 09:21:56PM +0200, Ladislav Hagara wrote:
> >>>>>Changes to stable between 20050424 and 20050501
> >>>>IMHO, stable grimoire should be updated by Tony's script.
> >>>>It have not been updated for more than months.
> >>>check /etc/hosts ;-)
> >>>-rw-r--r-- 1 smgl smgl 3137240 2005-05-01 10:57 stable.tar.bz2
> >>Thanks for the advice.
> >>The problem is the stable grimoire is being updated only by security
> >>fixes and patches for the last several weeks.
> >>There is a lot of new versions of spells and patches (not security
> >>related) in test grimoire which are tested for more than month without
> >>problem and they should go to stable grimoire.
> >I thought we decided updating the stable grimoire was one of the qa team's
> >duties and we were going to stop using tony's script, since its really
> >not very good at making a stable grimoire.
> >I think there was a long discussion on a few months back 
> Yes, the Quality Assurance Team is a the best for it but until it really
> starts to regularly update stable grimoire we could use Tony's script.
> It is sad if we claim we are up to date distro and in stable grimoire we
> provide stale version of spells.
> For example strace, test version 4.5.11 updated on 2005-03-24, stable
> version still 4.5.9.
> Almost 6 weeks of testing.
> According to
> http://18.104.22.168/~babca/users/statistic.php?select=strace strace
> 4.5.11 is installed on 17 boxes.
> New users are welcome to register at Source Mage Stats
> http://22.214.171.124/~babca/ so we can provide more precise stats.
> It could be one of triggers to integrate spells to stable.
> For example if spell is installed on 20 boxes and it spent some defined
> time in test grimoire spell could be integrated to stable.
It is a nice indicator, but I think prometheus will help us even more
with that when it's back up and running on several boxes.
As for the current stable grimoire, an update would definitely be
welcome. Until everything is set up for the QA team to be happy with it
we should continue with regular stable grimoire updates.
Arwed v. Merkatz Source Mage GNU/Linux developer
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