daily-feed vs. SRCREV

Rod Whitby rod at whitby.id.au
Wed Jul 30 15:16:34 CEST 2008

Holger Freyther wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 July 2008 02:23:04 Rod Whitby wrote:
>> Why they do that, which is effectively pushing completely untested
>> builds onto thousands of end-users, is beyond my understanding.
> For the ASU branch we do the following:
> 	- org.openmoko.asu.{dev,stable} is supposed to build without internet (which 
> means we never use autorev)
> 	- Dev's can use autorev on their local machines or do the development the way 
> they want to.
> 	- Dev's can upgrade SRCREV's in asu.dev themselves or poke anyone to upgrade 
> (see the mails on this topic), they will go to "stable" after limited testing 
> during development. After the release we might introduce a "future 
> updates"/testing feed.... to further increase stability
> For the real .dev it is a tricky question what to do there. On one hand it is 
> supposed to have the latest and newest things as it is for development... I 
> have no idea what the best approach would look like.

Thanks for the explanation.  I would humbly suggest that buildhost only 
build the asu branches then, so that you focus user testing by the 
public on the development that is intended to be supported into the 
future by Openmoko.

-- Rod

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