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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] POLL : supported platforms
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:14:49 GMT
> b) platforms that we certify as being compatible, but don't make any
> support promises

Well, I can periodically run tests on and report issues for Windows
2000. I think it fits this your (b) category.

Regards,

2006/10/18, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>
> Mikhail Fursov wrote:
> > Mikhail,
> > The situation is possible with some Linux clones.
> > And if we have such a situation I propose to take into account if we have a
> > commiter/volunteer to check this platform.
> > If we have a volunteer  - we support it.
> >
> > Another question is: what if volunteer is gone and no one supports the
> > platform? Will we claim that Harmony no longer supports the platform?
>
> No - to be supported, we have to agree as a community.  I'm wary about
> there being one-person-supported platforms.
>
> We can easily have two categories -
>
> a) platforms that we certify as being compatible, and support
>
> b) platforms that we certify as being compatible, but don't make any
> support promises
>
> geir
>
> >
> > On 10/18/06, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> 2006/10/17, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> >> > > 2006/10/17, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Mikhail Fursov wrote:
> >> > > I think if we decide to support a platform then we define a set of
> >> tests
> >> > > that
> >> > > must pass on that platform after each commit and we do roll back if
> >> they
> >> > > fail. That is how I understand "support"
> >> >
> >> > Lets define support as passing >90% of classlib unit and
> >> > smoke/c-unit/kernel in DRLVM
> >>
> >> It might be a criteria for addition to the set of supported, but can't
> >> be a definition.
> >> Logically there could be a platform that we don't know, but that platform
> >> could
> >> pass 99% of the tests, do you think we can support a platform we don't
> >> have any
> >> idea about?

-- 
Alexei Zakharov,
Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division, Russia

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