Release QA for localized OOo with VCL testtool
How to use the VCL Testtool
by NAKATA, Maho (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://qa.openoffice.org/
To mark as `released', release candidate packages must be QA'ed. How candidates are QA'ed are up-to the responsibilities of QA lead of each native language project. A possible release test can be done by using QAtesttool, and it is widely accepted.
VMplayer or not?
For Pentium/Opteron machines, we used VMware player which is freely available and in this document, we used intensively used VMware player (or vmware server)
* We can isolate OpenOffice.org environment and do not break ones setting for tests * We can perform two tests at the same time. * You can VMware server, too but this is a persona pereference; but VMware player is bit faster.
How long does one test run take?
Release sanity test usually takes about 15 hours regardless of the platform, e.g., CPU etc.