[Libreoffice-qa] Master builds name revisited

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.cz
Tue Nov 27 09:01:46 PST 2012

Pedro píše v Út 27. 11. 2012 v 08:20 -0800:
> Hi all
> Almost a year ago I tried to prove to the devs that the daily build naming
> scheme is useless for QA people.
> (and yes, I know I said it was my final request back then...)
> At the time *Lionel* proposed an epoch based naming scheme and *Björn*
> mentioned a better solution
> http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Naming-builds-Please-td3556898i20.html#a3567211

I think there were some improvements. We have the new versioning scheme
for official builds and use only one git id.

> One year later, after installing (at least under Windows) there is still no
> way to know if build
> Version (Build ID: 6aabe09ac092c51d4b394bde9c7ea0055b952e3)
> was installed from
> master~2012-11-26_00.29.34_LibO-Dev_4.0.0.0.alpha1_Win_x86_install_en-US.msi
> or from which Tinderbox it came from.
> Any chance of improving this?

Yup, it makes perfect sense. Could you please report a bug? The easiest
solution would be to pass the tinderbox credentials via a configure
option. I think that it might even be an easy hack.

Best Regards,

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