[FFmpeg-devel] Fate samples

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 16:41:05 EET 2018

On 11/11/2018 11:01 AM, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On 11/11/18, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I think we need another volunteer to help with uploading fate samples
>> why i think so, well, if i dont do it it seems to not happen currently
>> until i do it ...
>> This is worsened as james has technical problems with uploads ATM
>> Do we have anyone who wants to help upload fate samples for contributors?
>> What would that person need to do ?
>> * Have some time (maybe an hour or 2 a week at average, but this should be
>>   ideally flexible and available when someone needs a sample uploaded.
>> * follow the mailing list to spot patches which require sample uploads
>> * Ability to judge if the filesize is reasonable (the file needs to be
>>   on every machine testing fate, both users, fate clients, some on VMs,
>>   some on low endish ARM boards.
>> * Locally apply patches to test if the fate tests using a sample, function
>>   correctly before uploading. (preferrably on multiple platforms)
>> * not mess up fate samples in a way that breaks releases or older checkouts
> I think I have account, but I dunno how to use it.

https://ffmpeg.org/fate.html Section 4. Make sure to always do a dry run
first for both uploading and updating your local folder to make sure
only the changes you want will be take effect.

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