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Re: starting the test phase for 1.7

From: John Beranek <john_at_redux.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2011 21:42:44 +0100

On 04/04/2011 18:51, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Should we start building 1.7 binaries and ask people to test them?
> We might call it beta testing or even "early access builds" or somesuch.
> I don't really care about the name.
> But there seems to be increased interest in 1.7 among our user base.
> TortoiseSVN is already providing binaries based on trunk code and we've
> already received useful feedback because of this.
> Note that this is entirely independent of creating a 1.7.x branch.
> I think that should still wait until we consider trunk to be RC quality.
> The overhead of using 1.7.x/STATUS is too much of a burden at this point.
> I could try to create binaries for OpenSUSE (on the opensuse buildservice)
> and Ubuntu (in a ppa).

You can create binaries for a lot of different distros on OBS (openSUSE
Build Service) if you're a bit careful with the spec file. It's a bit
more complex if you include things that are typically quite
distro-specific, e.g. init.d scripts.

I have some experience with this, so might be able to help...


John Beranek                         To generalise is to be an idiot.
http://redux.org.uk/                                 -- William Blake

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