Talk:Package testing

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A comment [[User:Larry|Larry]] 13:52, 13 May 2024 (UTC)
: A reply [[User:Sally|Sally]] 11:33, 21 July 2024 (UTC)
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Is "Package testing" the best term?

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The term package as widely used in this article (and in many others) is not clearly described in the wiki. A package as they are listed in e.g. https://packages.gentoo.org/ usually has one or more ebuilds but this article seems to be about testing just one ebuild of a package.

So is it really Package testing or rather ebuild testing? — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Charles17 (talkcontribs) 24 January 2017‎

Developers are kind of testing both the ebuild and the package at the same time, however the focus of the testing is more on the ebuild than the package. If you'd like to update the terminology in this article I am all for you doing so, as I agree with your analysis. "Ebuild testing" is actually a more accurate term to use. Kind regards, --Maffblaster (talk) 22:33, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
Just for the record, I took a few seconds to update the article. I think I covered most all the references appropriately. --Maffblaster (talk) 22:42, 11 May 2017 (UTC)