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From "Mikhail Fursov" <mike.fur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] POLL : supported platforms
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 13:35:58 GMT
Mikhail,
I support your classification: it covers all types I can imagine.

Here is my proposal of naming:
1) "not supported"
2) "product" or "supported"
3) "incubation"


On 10/18/06, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Well, I think there are at least three categories of platforms:
>
> 1) Platforms that we don't care about
> 2) Platforms that we think work and we want them working
> 3) Platforms that we want working but they still don't
>
> We definitely have to roll back the commits that break #2.
>
> We need some 'protection' policy to make it possible for platforms
> to graduate from #3 to #2
>
> And we need some criteria to define how #1 could become #3
>
> And we need names for the categories that are not misleading
>
> Comments?
>
> Thanks,
> Mikhail
>
> 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?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >> Mikhail
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> >
> > >> > geir
> > >> >
> > >> >
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-- 
Mikhail Fursov

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