[maemo-developers] extras-testing QA checklist (proposal)

From: Valerio Valerio vdv100 at gmail.com
Date: Sat Oct 24 03:37:33 EEST 2009

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 11:29 PM, Attila Csipa <maemo at csipa.in.rs> wrote:

> On Thursday 22 October 2009 14:31:38 Quim Gil wrote:
> >> Feedback please. This checklist is common for developers (before
> >> promnoting their applications to extras-testing) and betatesters (before
> >> giving them farewell to reach Extras).
> >
> >Lack of bug reporting database
> >
> >http://bugs.maemo.org is the preferred option. Otherwise it needs to be
> >identified in the http://maemo.org/packages/ page.
> As you might have noticed :) I ran into this one myself, so (after a short
> chat with GA on irc) I'd like to clarify a few things, potentially of
> interest
> to other folks in -testing, too:
> Is bugs.maemo.org really the preferred option ? There is no visible
> automatic,
> or user level registration of projects there, nor clear guidelines how to
> register a projects with b.m.o.

A bit hidden, but: http://wiki.maemo.org/Bugs:Adding_Extra_products

> According to GA, the process includes manual
> intervention and there is also no grouping (by Maemo categories), so it has
> great potential to get messy when projects start to migrate en masse to -
> testing. Opening a product for 'mirror', a one-liner script, for example,
> seems like a huge overkill.
> If we forego b.m.o, how do we identify this on the alternatively suggested
> packages page ?

In your package debian/control file add: Xsbc-Bugtracker:


Best regards,

Valério Valério


Again, I found no apparent way of entering such information on
> the page, nor wiki guideline (surely we don't want that sort of things
> stuffed
> into package descriptions?).
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