[tor-dev] Call for help on testing core tor releases

ng0 ng0 at we.make.ritual.n0.is
Fri Oct 14 14:42:25 UTC 2016

teor <teor2345 at gmail.com> writes:

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>> On 14 Oct 2016, at 08:03, blacklight . <pandakaasftw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would love to help, but can you also volunteer when cannot give ALL the feedback?
>> On 14 Oct 2016, at 11:30, ng0 <ng0 at we.make.ritual.n0.is> wrote:
>> Do all these task have to apply to make the test valid/useful for you?
>> On one of my test systems - I contribute to Guix - there is no chance of
>> a (system-specific, unofficial) torbrowser build so far (but I/we keep
>> looking into this).
>> So long story short, I can run tests on some amd64_x86 based
>> gnu-systems, but on one of them I need to exclude torbrowser.
> We only do source releases for tor alphas and release candidates.
> (Except for Debian, which has experimental alphas built nightly.)
> So you must build tor from source in order to run the tests.

This is doable, I can even hack together a rough guix.scm for tor source
like I did for gnunet in svn r38071.
The other build systems will be Gentoo.

> All the other tests are optional, but the more you can do, the better!
> If you can't build tor from source, you can still help by giving us feedback
> on the Tor Browser alpha series, or the Tor Expert Bundles on Windows.
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