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.


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