Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 204584
RFE: Public "dashboard" of status of Rawhide.
Last modified: 2014-11-10 21:08:47 EST
Description of problem:
I'd like to know if there are any show stoppers in the current rawhide. Many of
us don't attempt an install every day, but wish to clean our system from cruft
before reporting bugs.
Usually, I do a fresh install to confirm these problems. Sometimes, the rawhide
tree is unable to even be installed. So, what would be -really cool- is to know
the status of the current tree.
Can it be installed? Does X11 start, I'm sure that this could be tested as part
These are reasonable suggestions, but outside the scope of anaconda
Unfortunately, the devil is in the details and I expect it's not as easy to do
as one would hope :/
This is a goal of mine, but the timeline is pretty fuzzy right now.
We already have various automated test systems (KATE, RHTS, etc.) that fire
whenever a new tree is built, and do dozens of automated installs.
We need to improve those systems to give more useful results, and then find a
way to distill/summarize those results into a nice rawhide dashboard.
Like Jeremy says, though, the devil's in the details.
Adding FutureFeature keyword to RFE's.
It sounds like a database of success / fail options for the programs with a
platform / hardware list and contact info with a link to bugzilla for problems
found would be doable. Total success / fail statistics from the database might
Closing, if people cared this would have more comments or been done by now.