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Re: Release management and testing problems

On Sat, 2002-08-03 at 05:24, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 03, 2002 at 11:11:09AM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > Tollef Fog Heen wrote on Sat Aug 03, 2002 um 10:21:59AM:
> > > | I personally would help Buxy implementing a such thing if someone
> > > | would let us do it.
> > > you have access to the dak cvs.  you have access to the archive.  you
> > > have access to the archive db.  what else do you need?
> > See Raphaels answer. Exactly this. If you implement a such project, you
> > have to do it on the running system. 
> You never, _ever_ implement major changes on a running system without
> testing them elsewhere first.

On a related note, how *do* you guys (especially James) test your
changes?  Do you just have a whole dinstall/archive setup running on a
local machine?  

I ask this because when Wichert and I finish the dpkg-dev rewrite, I
think it would make a lot of sense for dak to reuse a lot of the classes
that were developed, so I plan to implement that.

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