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Re: [opensuse-factory] Bug 177758
  • From: Vahis <waxborg@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 23:03:04 +0300
  • Message-id: <4474BBF8.4020208@xxxxxxxxx>
houghi wrote:
> On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 09:17:41PM +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote:
>
>>> It should be a nice way to test online updates. Just to test the update
>>> process. Edit the Release Notes to include: Update worked or just change
>>> an icon. Just something to test the process.
>>>
>> I have been planning this for regular online updates, but we did not (and
>> likely still don't) have resources to do so.
>>
>
> I am not talking about doing actual online updates. I am talking about a
> directory to *test* online updates in Factory, Alpha, Beta and RC.
>
> e.g. just one file that will be updated and that is the "Release notes" or
> somthing else competely irrelevant to the working of the system itself.
> Perhaps just a test added to the realease notes that states that no real
> security updates are done.
>
> That way we have a directory to point to for our online updates during the
> pre-release period and see what goes right or wrong. So no real (security)
> updates, but a rocess to *test* the process.
>
> At this moment, I think there is no way we can test YOU or similar
> processes with zen. Such a directory would make it possible to test these
> processes.
>
I have tried to test the following:

I have an install repo on a server. I put a newer package there and see
if it works.

I'll have some results soon. Like tomorrow, maybe.

Createrepo and stuff, you know...

Vahis

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