[WireGuard] The Distro Package Maintainers Thread

Jason A. Donenfeld zx2c4 at gentoo.org
Tue Jul 12 17:27:42 CEST 2016

On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 12:59 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
> On Mon 2016-07-11 19:51:12 +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
>> How often is too often for you guys for publishing snapshots? Once a
>> week okay? Twice a week okay? Twice a month okay? It doesn't matter
>> because package bumping is all automated anyway?
> I also prefer to at least build and test manually before i upload.
> weekly is probably fine.
> If there's something critical, of course, please don't delay the release
> of a fix due to my scheduling.  It's possible that i won't get a new
> revision packaged the day of the release (or maybe even longer), but
> that's no reason for you to not to publish an important fix as upstream.

Okay, noted.

> i'll be more comfortable with a more automated package/release workflow
> when i sort out better automated testing and continuous integration for
> the package as a whole.

That's a good point. Alright, that seems sufficient motivation for me
to construct a good automated test harness.

Last week Jonathan and I got the Go external test pinging. Maybe I'll
expand this and make a general framework for automated testing.

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