Don't put new packages through updates-testing

Horst H. von Brand vonbrand at
Sun Jun 3 23:40:40 UTC 2007

Denis Leroy <denis at> wrote:


> The things to stress are code coverage, basic functionality, and
> especially: anything that interacts with the OS/dekstop such as
>   - opening/saving file
>   - printing
>   - anything that hooks with some Gnome (or KDE) services (keyrings,
> search, proxy settings, ...)
>   - config files. are they saved in the right place, and reloaded
> correctly ?

Right. A set of (regression) tests for the package. Hopefully maintained
upstream (setting this up and keeping it up to date is a /huge/ amount of
work!), perhaps supplemented by some local tests by the packager.
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