[V3dot10] Prototyping an autobuild system

Ralph Johnson johnson at cs.uiuc.edu
Fri Jan 26 03:07:17 UTC 2007

On 1/25/07, Keith Hodges <keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> This approach also has the side effect of being potentially outside of
> an effective iterative loop since the update stream, and releases to
> monticello are cumulative, they build one upon another. So you can only
> go back over an iteration and adjust it by going forward with a new
> cumulative change.
> 1. Start with a fresh 3.9 image,
> 2. Scripts on community wiki:
> load fixes,
> load packages,
> apply categorisations
> major refactorings
> 3. save changed image.
> 3.b generate derived images loading/unloading monticello packages
> 4. publish for user test and auto test
> Iterate 2,3,4 again and again until satisfied.
> Therefore there is no need for an update stream for users to try it out.

So, you are saying that we do NOT use an update stream and do NOT use
Montecello, but instead use scripts for everything?


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