[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] News on the PBI development front!

Ahmad Arafat Abdullah trunasuci at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 06:46:53 PDT 2007


Just my idea..


On 8/18/07, Charles A. Landemaine <charles at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
> I had an interesting chat today with Alex (mal.exe) about PBIs, and in our
> continuous quest for better quality, I developed a simple tool that makes
> life easier for PBI testers to report their test of PBIs. PBI testers only
> have to fill out a simple form, generate the report and paste it into the
> forum thread :)
>
> Give it a whirl: http://test.pbidir.com
>
> Also, Gon, Terry and Alex among others, will be pleased to know that it is
> now *OFFICIAL*, PBIs that use pkg_add don't follow the quality guidelines
> anymore: http://faqs.pcbsd.org/18_296_en.html
>
> The points discussed by Terry, Renato and Alex on the forum are
> insightful, and we have tried to make PBIs more stable with several
> measures. The PBI Updater now works with an increasing number of
> applications also.
>
> Here are some suggestions to increase quality of PBIs:
>   - Each PBI should be tested and approved by 3 different people


each PBI if possible tested on 3-5 different  x86/i686  architechture/specs
from lowest pII until latest processors ( core 2 duo, athlon and whatsoever
). this will increase compatibility to all supported platform..

TQ


  - Tests should be done on fresh PC-BSD installations
>   - Each tester should check all points of the requirements (ideally with
> the report generator!)
>
> Could we work this way, guys? Any other idea?
>
> --
> Charles A. Landemaine.
> http://www.pcbsd.org
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