[maemo-developers] Quality Assurance and Extras-testing discussion on IRC

From: Henrik Hedberg henrik.hedberg at innologies.fi
Date: Fri Nov 6 14:54:01 EET 2009
Marius Vollmer wrote:
> ext Graham Cobb <g+770 at cobb.uk.net> writes:
>> Reporting all bugs found is great.  But only "dangerous" issues should
>> cause blockages.
> My gut feeling is that a specific bug report should always be required
> to block a package from entering Extras.

    Finally someone got it! ;)

> We can modify that to be "A package can pass into Extras when it has
> less critical bugs reported than the version currently in Extras (or
> both have zero), and we have been looking hard enough to be confident
> that no further critical issues are hiding."

    Yes, yes. Yes, please. I second to that.

> So, hmm, I think this all means that I want developers and testers to
> have karma, not packages.  A developer with high karma would be able to
> push packages through the process faster, and a high rolling tester
> would be able keep bugs open and classified as critical in case of
> disagreement.

    Very good addition.



    Henrik Hedberg  -  http://www.henrikhedberg.net/
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