[development] RTBC - how does it work?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Jul 2 08:03:22 UTC 2007

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Robert Douglass schrieb:
> Actually, there was a successful effort in last year's Summer of Code to
> build an automatic test suite. It was easy to use... you'd upload your
> patch and the system did a clean checkout of Drupal, applied the patch
> (first point of failure... patch doesn't apply), and then ran a battery
> of tests (which could easily include code style). This system is still
> being developed and with proper encouragement could be fleshed out and
> made a part of our infrastructure. It could then automatically grab core
> patches and put them through the wringer as being a pre-requisite to
> RTBC even being an option.
> For this type of stuff to happen, we need better support from the Drupal
> Association, since that is the body that is responsible for d.o.
> infrastructure.

Well, then somebody should submit a proposal for consideration of the
board of the association. :p

Boris suggested that instead of doing such tasks on our own
infrastructure hosted at OSUOSL we could also accept donations of
virtual servers and point specific subdomains to them.

This idea has a lot of merit.

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