[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..
- 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.
> Pbi-dev mailing list
> Pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
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