Re: Tools for testing LTS updates
On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 02:01:41PM -0500, Antoine Beaupré wrote:
> On 2017-01-23 18:41:25, Bálint Réczey wrote:
> [ratt: cool! though i am not sure when i should use that...?]
> > The other tool I would love to use for LTS work is a private
> > https://ci.debian.net/ installation for running autopkgtests or
> > reverse dependencies.
> > To make it happen I'm thinking about spending a few hours on creating
> > a puppet module for it to automate installation in a VM. What do you
> > think?
> regarding ci... i am not sure how useful that would be for me. right
> now, i just run a wheezy VM inside qemu and install stuff by hand in
> there. since i need a clean VM every time, setting up the whole CI env
> would seem to be a significant overhead, no?
> besides, i expect the build process to run tests.. autopkgtest i usually
> run by hand later, if at all - i am usually more concerned about testing
> with the POC data from advisories...
> but it would be great to have a more standard and, more importantly,
> documented setup, as I have spent quite a bit of personal time finding
> the right workflow for that kind of stuff here (which mostly revolves
> around pdebuild, cowbuilder, vmdebootstrap and qemu right now).
to run the tests within pbuilder (that does not help with reverse
> i'd be happy to participate in such a documentation / standardization
> effort in any case.
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