[Libreoffice-qa] QA Meeting Minutes - 2013-08-23

Florian Reisinger florei at libreoffice.org
Wed Aug 28 23:31:30 PDT 2013


So I am going to create one for Windows, or is there a volunteer with more Git Know-How and maybe a faster upload?

Liebe Grüße, / Yours,
Florian Reisinger

Am 28.08.2013 um 20:16 schrieb Robinson Tryon <bishop.robinson at gmail.com>:

> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Florian Reisinger
> <florei at libreoffice.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Why not simply use a parallel Installation?
>> [bibisect repo with release versions for Windows]
> I think that there are a number of really good advantages to using a
> bibisect repo over multiple installs, including:
> - Each version is pre-configured to run right out of the box
> - The repository can be updated with a few simple commands (no need to
> manually install new versions)
> - The bisecting process is scripted, and thus is probably faster and
> less error-prone
> - Git has built-in de-duplication, saving disk space (not sure how
> much this applies to Windows builds)
> - The bibisect process spits-out a pre-formatted chunk of text that
> can be copied right into the bug report
> Any bibisect testers will have to get git/bash setup on Windows, but I
> think that process is actually pretty straightforward these days. From
> my standpoint, the benefits of going with a git-based system
> (including increased consistency between Windows and Linux) are pretty
> big.
> Cheers,
> --R
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