[arch-releng] Iso tests

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Apr 2 05:51:07 EDT 2011

On Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:56:40 +0200
Tom Willemsen <tom.willemsen at archlinux.us> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I didn't get a lot done today, but I did get something done.
> I've written that django management command to get the available isos,
> iso's can now be fetched by running `./manage.py sync_isos`
> I had some questions as well:
> > * there will need to be some kind of "are you human test"
> >   on the input form (a simple question/response check might do fine,
> >   like "which Linux distro is this about? (just the 4-letter word)")
> I notices in packages/views.py in the FlagForm class that you are using
> a textfield to determine you're not getting spambot entires by requiring
> it remains empty and keeping users from seeing it, would this also be
> adequate? Seems clever and easy.

maybe, let's just try it and see.
> > * Can you provide a sample static page called "help" or something?
> >   When I have a setup that I can test on, I can start writing the
> >   contents for that help page.  It will be needed anyway for users who
> >   want to use the app, and at the same time it can serve as
> >   implementation guideline for you.
> We didn't discuss this any further and I don't know if that has been
> done yet, but should I create a wiki page for this (I know we settled on
> that) for this alread, or wait? If I should, where should I put it/how
> should I name it, etc?

yeah make a wiki page, just name it after the name of your program.
so far, I think 'RTF' ("releng-testbuild-feedback") is the least crappy name we came up with.

> I'll be getting to work on this again this weekend, and I hope to do a
> bit more then than I did now.
> Tom

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