On Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:25:44 -0500
Olivier Crête <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > The "can be tested properly" phase is when it's in ~arch...
> That also means that to pull a significant number of ebuilds it forces
> mostly everyone to test it.. and that part is annoying..

If you don't like it, don't run ~arch.

> The testing should be two phased, the first for regression (against
> existing ebuilds), and once thats stable, then we can test with new
> ebuilds...

Uh, regression testing's handled by the package manager's extensive set
of unit tests, which can cover this with targetted accuracy with much
more reliability than making sure random ebuilds still work.

What you're suggesting here is making everyone wait four more months
for no increase in safety.

Ciaran McCreesh

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