Re: Good luck when RedHat 7.0 comes out (was RE: test5 oops after kswapd)...

From: Marcus Meissner (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 14:31:31 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> I may be out in left field, but my idea of a thorough development
> and release process would be to take all the tools one just built and
> use those to produce a 3rd generation. Then take those tools and produce
> a 4th generation. If 3rd!=4th (subtracting out time/date stamps) then
> it would seem something is wrong -- or am I missing something?

> Now that whole process would be automated and if the 3rd and 4th compare,
> then kick off the automated test suites.

> Maybe RedHat doesn't use a thorough source and release methodology
> for their Beta's?

Just FYI, we do exactly that at Caldera for the last years. (And we call it
self-hosting ;)

Ciao, Marcus

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