Re: How to you manage yum and package "workflow" ?
2009-09-01 08:24:39 GMT
Hello Michael DeHaan <mdehaan <at> redhat.com> writes: > I'm curious if anyone out there uses (or does not use!) a workflow > where they might have some packages or repos that are for different > levels of workflow. Yes. I have developed for our needs an application to handle a workflow of packages during their qualification. > For instance, seperate environments for "devel", "Q/A" (test), > "stage", or "production" -- having at least two levels, but maybe > more? We have 4 levels: - integ: barely tested but should work - qa_ready: functional test done - pre_release: most QA tests done, may be shipped to customer with some restrictions (early access) - release (aka production). > In other words, is there an app that you develop that needs to be > deployed to different levels of servers as it passes various > checkpoints? (What tools and processes are involved in those > checkpoints?) Packages are tested before entering the "integ" level mostly by rpmlint and some custom tools to enforce our policy.(Continue reading)