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Re: [Xen-devel] Building Xen Test Days into the conclusion of the Xen 4.3 release cycle

On Tue, 23 Apr 2013, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I wanted to follow up on George's e-mail (Xen 4.3 development update 
> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2013-04/msg02142.html). One 
> way we can facilitate the goal of
>   1. Have a bug-free 4.3 release
> ... is to build in some Test Days into the coming weeks. This worked 
> well for Xen 4.2 RC2 as well as XCP 1.6. What we do need though is a 
> good set of test instructions for Xen 4.3 : examples for last time round 
> were
> - http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Xen_4.2_RC2_test_instructions
> - http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/XCP_1.6_test_instructions
> We have a document day coming up next Monday, which would be an ideal 
> day to put together Xen 4.3 RC test intrstructions. I remember we got a 
> lot of test coverage for 4.2 RC2 as well as XCP 1.6.
> Having a predictable schedule around RC's would also help. It appears to 
> me that maybe one test day every other week starting from the first RC 
> (planned for May 6th would work) ... we could do the test day 1-2 days 
> after the planned RC's to provide for a buffer should an RC slip.

That sounds like a good plan to me

> That would give us dates for Xen Test Days for May 8, May 22 (not 
> clashing with Hackathon), June 5 (with RC's planned 2 days before).

Fine by me

> Views? Should I start announcing the dates and promote the Test Days? If 
> so, I need some commitment on getting good Test instructions as well as 
> a good sense that RC's are possible for these dates. If so, I would like 
> to announce these by the end of this week.

Go ahead

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