Just a thought that popped into my head

James Iwanek mail at chthon.freeserve.co.uk
Fri May 10 05:57:02 PDT 2002


what we need is a couple of LFS veterans who would take on the job of making
the test suite as a seperate project - i can try but my coding isnt perfect
;-)

any volanteers?

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James Iwanek

"Gerard Beekmans" <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:20020510003858.GM745 at lorien.linuxfromscratch.org...
> On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 11:39:56PM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> > I think the only way to really determine that is to try ;-)
>
> That's true. But I do think I have a lot of experience in mailing list
> issues (even from before I started LFS) to be able to make an educated
> guess if something is going to fail or not. The aforementioned alfs-*
lists
> was done in a moment of 'frenzy' I'd say, but right from the start I
didn't
> have a very good feeling about doing it. I've learned to listen to my gut
> instinct and give myself a longer time to sit on it, mull it over and make
> a decision in the near future.
>
> > I think this chould be a GREAT learning opportunity for anyone who joins
> > in, and even if it doesnt produce a single byte of test suite code,
> > we'll all have had FUN with it :-)
>
> Yes, agreed. But if a lot of people don't have enough time to work on it,
I
> don't want to start it right now (and just use lfs-dev for the time being
> until traffic becomes too much). All kinds of things have to be setup such
> as mailing list, newsgroup, bridge between newsgroup/mailinglist, web
> space, ftp space, more user accounts on the server most likely and so
> forth. I'm not prepared to do all that work when it may be in vain so I
> want to get a better idea of it's viability.
>
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