[FFmpeg-devel] Getting access to FATE server

Bob Kirnum bkirnum at gmail.com
Wed May 17 13:47:01 EEST 2017

Interesting, thanks Hendrick.  I have already run FATE successfully on my
local system.


On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 6:40 AM, Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com>

> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Bob Kirnum <bkirnum at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, I've been trying for about a week to get access to FATE server in
> order
> > to start the process for submitting patches.  Sent several emails to the
> > fate-admin with my system's public key but no reply.  Is there something
> > not listed in the instructions which I need to do in order to expedite
> > access?  Is this normal?
> >
> You don't need access to the FATE server to submit patches, you can
> run FATE locally to ensure it passes.
> Refer to https://ffmpeg.org/fate.html#Using-FATE-from-your-FFmpeg-
> source-directory
> - Step 3 is only meaningful if you want to setup a new FATE box that
> runs continously on some unique configuration which we do not have
> already.
> The central FATE system only serves as an automated regression testing
> suite on a variety of hardware and software configurations that not
> every developer has access to - but it only tests changes after they
> are reviewed and pushed to Git, so after you submitted patches - at
> which point you should already have tested with a local FATE system to
> ensure it passes at all.
> - Hendrik
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