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Re: [Xen-devel] Criteria / validation proposal: drop Xen

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On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 3:45 PM, Adam Williamson
<adamwill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-07-06 at 15:13 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 11:59:01AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> > Hi, folks! A while ago, Xen virtualization functionality was added to
>> > the criteria and the validation test case set, on the understanding
>> > that Oracle would provide testing for it (and help fix bugs as they
>> > arose).
>> >
>> > For the last couple of releases we really have not had any such testing
>> We had been doing the testing, it just that we (or rather me and
>> Dariof) seem to get a wind of this at the last minute. Not sure exactly
>> how to fix that thought.
> Well, I mean, every few *days* a compose gets nominated for validation
> testing, and a mail is sent to test-announce. Just check your test-
> announce archives for mails with "nominated for testing" in their
> subject lines, and you'll see dozens. Is this not sufficient
> notification?

That is it. I just hadn't know about it.
>> > from Oracle. On that basis, I'm proposing we remove this Final
>> > criterion:
>> s/Oracle/Xen Project/ I believe?
> Perhaps, it's just that it always seemed to be you doing the testing,
> so they got a bit conflated :)
>> > "The release must boot successfully as Xen DomU with releases providing
>> > a functional, supported Xen Dom0 and widely used cloud providers
>> > utilizing Xen."
>> >
>> > and change the 'milestone' for the test case -
>> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_Boot_Methods_Xen_Para_Virt -
>> > from Final to Optional.
>> >
>> > Thoughts? Comments? Thanks!
>> I would prefer for it to remain as it is.
> This is only practical if it's going to be tested, and tested regularly
> - not *only* on the final release candidate, right before we sign off
> on the release. It needs to be tested regularly throughout the release
> cycle, on the composes that are "nominated for testing".

Right, which is why I am happy that you have pointed me to the right
place so I can be up-to-date.
> Thanks!
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