Simon Riggs <> writes:

> On 7 March 2017 at 20:36, Alvaro Herrera <> wrote:
>> FWIW, +1 on improving matters here.
> +1 also.
> I don't see what's wrong with relying on buildfarm though; testing is
> exactly what its there for.
> If we had a two-stage process, where committers can issue "trial
> commits" as a way of seeing if the build farm likes things. If they
> do, we can push to the main repo.

In perl we do this by having the smoke testers (build farm) pick up
branches with a specific prefix (smoke-me/ in our case, typically
smoke-me/<username>/<topic>), in addition to the blead (master) and
maint-x.y (release) branches.

"I use RMS as a guide in the same way that a boat captain would use
 a lighthouse.  It's good to know where it is, but you generally
 don't want to find yourself in the same spot." - Tollef Fog Heen

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