[Sugar-devel] Sugar now has smoke test procedures.
dr at jones.dk
Sun Feb 22 06:49:50 EST 2009
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 05:30:14AM +1800, David Farning wrote:
>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
>> As you can see, this smoke test only tests Sugar.
This is great indeed.
But I suspect the answer to "does it run on this specific hardware?" is
more a matter of kernel drivers, X11 configuration and other parts of a
Linux distribution than of _Sugar_ itself.
A starting point could be http://www.linux-laptop.net/
Question then is, if Sugarlab wants to duplicate such huge work?
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