Introduction to LibreOffice QA: Bibisecting on Win, Mac, and GNU/Linux

Room 2
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One of the LibreOffice QA Team's most powerful tools for bug hunting is our collection of so-called "bibisect" repositories. Both experienced and new contributors to LibreOffice can leverage these tightly-compressed collections of hundreds of builds of LibreOffice to help identify the commit(s) that introduced a particular regression.

This talk will be interactive, so feel free to bring your laptop and follow along as we learn how to

  • Reproduce bugs using the LibreOffice bibisect repositories
  • Track down bugs on different platforms
  • Perform cross-platform testing using VirtualBox