Subject: Testing a new build
To: None <>
From: Thomas Miller <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/14/2003 09:18:26

Yesterday I built tools and a new kernel, rebooted, and then built 
a new distribution.  Everything went smoothly, and, thanks to the 
improvements in, the whole process was even simpler than
before.  I can chroot to the directory containing the new build and
run the commands there, so everything seems to be fine.  I have
software archives and backup machines, so I easily could work around
any problem which might arise after installing the new build.  
Nevertheless, perhaps an excess of caution leads me to ask:

Is there a simple, yet systematic way to test a newly built