On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Kevin Brown wrote: > The Hermit Hacker wrote: > > On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Kevin Brown wrote: > > > > > So...would it make sense to create a gborg project to which people who > > > have written their own test suites can contribute whatever code and data > > > they feel comfortable releasing? As a gborg project, it would be > > > separate from the main PG distribution and would thus have no impact on > > > the build process or anything like that. But at the same time, if there > > > are any ideas on testing that people have had, they could be shared with > > > others through that mechanism. > > > > > > And any tests which prove to be particularly useful could make their way > > > into the PG distribution if people here wish. > > > > > > Of course, like anything else this could be a bad (or perhaps redundant) > > > idea. :-) > > > > It doesn't sound like a bad idea ... but, it pretty much comes down to the > > original thread: are you willing to step up and maintain such a project? > > Yes, I am ("how hard can it be?", he asks himself, knowing all the > while that it's a really bad idea to be asking that question. :-). > But I haven't the faintest idea of how or where to even start, so > pointers would be appreciated.
Create/modify a script to automate some kind of download/sync, test and send failure results somewhere. Make it extensible, so that other tests can be easily added -- preferable in a self contained way. It should grow from there. Gavin ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 5: Have you checked our extensive FAQ? http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs/FAQ.html