[Sugar-devel] Sugar now has smoke test procedures.
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Sun Feb 22 06:30:14 EST 2009
We were contacted Friday by a company that sells a rebranded Intel
Classmate. They asked if Sugar would run on their product.
It will be very helpful to have something like Smoke_test!
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:15 AM, Mel Chua <mel at melchua.com> wrote:
> Because of the impending 0.84 release and the need to have a simple
> answer to the question "does build X work?" Colin, Elsa, and I came up
> with http://sugarlabs.org/go/Smoke_test. It is meant to be a <20min
> "does this build work?" test for developers. It can also be used to
> verify that your new development/testing environment has set up
> correctly, or as a quick (but boring) intro to Sugar's basic functionality.
> As you can see, this smoke test only tests Sugar. It uses some
> Activities in Glucose to verify basic sugar functionalities, but it does
> not smoke test that Glucose Activities themselves work; we'd encourage
> Activity maintainers to make smoke tests for their Activities. There are
> (again, draft) instructions -
> http://sugarlabs.org/go/Creating_a_smoke_test will hopefully be enough
> to start.
> This is a draft/stub; edits/comments/criticism/help is very welcome,
> both of the tests and the format they're listed on in the wiki. Work on
> this will continue; I'll be running these smoke tests myself on Monday
> and Tuesday during QA Party Time (Join us on IRC!
> * a link to good 0.84 installation/setup instructions (step-by-step
> "here's how to set up to test our latest build" directions) - can
> someone point us in the direction of whatever is considered canonical
> for this release?
> * crucial features list and test cases to be finished/uploaded (Colin, I
> think you have our features list, can you upload?)
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