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Re: [Publicity] Blog post: OSSTest Standalone Mode Step by Step

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 02:08:49PM +0100, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Wei,
> any objections to publishing your post today? I ran behind on all my stuff

Go ahead please.

> Lars
> On 26/09/2013 15:51, Wei Liu wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 03:37:50PM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
> >[...]
> >>>>It occurs to me that for the osstest->XenRT transition, a first step
> >>>>would be to get XenRT running on the xenproject.org testbed. That
> >>>>will help shake out all the random assumptions about the environment
> >>>>that may have ended up baked into the code.  We should probably try
> >>>>to touch base with the XenRT team about that, after IanJ comes back
> >>>>from holiday.
> >>>I completly get the short term - we need osstest, long term lets look
> >>>at Xen RT. Perhaps the blog can mention Xen RT as the more longterm
> >>>transition and enumerate some of the things it does?
> >>Well the purpose of the blog is a how-to of how to get osstest up
> >>and running; having a big section on XenRT would be out of place.
> >>Also, I doubt Wei has any personal experience with XenRT, so he's
> >>not exactly in a position to extol its benefits.  That would be
> >>better done by someone on the XenRT team, and in a different blog.
> >>
> >>But we should probably at least mention it, and how osstest relates
> >>to it.  How about something like this:
> >>
> >>"Some readers may recall the recent announcement of open-sourcing
> >>XenRT, and wondering about the relationship between osstest and
> >>XenRT.  Long-term, we expect that XenRT will mature as an open
> >>development project and eventually displace osstest.  But that is
> >>not likely to happen for another six months to a year.  Developing
> >>osstest has benefits for the current development, and we hope that
> >>getting people involved in writing test cases for osstest will be of
> >>service in helping people write test cases for XenRT when it becomes
> >>available.  So we have decided to continue to develop osstest until
> >>XenRT is ready to replace it."
> >>
> >Thanks!
> >
> >>  -George

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