[Libreoffice-qa] Win releases git repository

Xisco Fauli xiscofauli at libreoffice.org
Mon Apr 3 06:55:55 UTC 2023


On 1/4/23 15:45, Mike Kaganski wrote:
> Hi!
> On 31.03.2023 20:50, Xisco Fauli wrote:
>> I recreated the bisect repository from scratch and reuploaded it to 
>> https://bibisect.libreoffice.org/win86-releases again.
>> So far it contains the 3.x and 4.x releases and next week I'll add 
>> the remaining releases.
> Trying the repo :)
> 1. 'git checkout oldest' tells me that 'error: pathspec 'oldest' did 
> not match any file(s) known to git'. I see that each checkout has own 
> name following the version; but having the familiar 'oldest' defined 
> for the repo would allow to 'git bisect start master oldest', without 
> remembering this bibisect repo specifics.
Yes, I forgot to add it. Good point
> 2. I believe we can just have *major* releases, without point 
> releases. I.e.,;;;;; ...
> Because when we bibisect, we do it to do the following bisection in 
> the specific repo; so the branch point is the only interesting thing. 
> is not useful for the bibisect; and avoiding these could 
> possibly keep some space.
I disagree. It's based on 
https://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/, same as 
the release git repository for Linux. I believe if one version is in 
that page, it should also be in the git repository, even if it's a beta 
or RC.

Xisco Faulí
LibreOffice QA Team
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