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Re: Don't put new packages through updates-testing



On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 13:30 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 20:32 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >> Hans de Goede wrote:
> >>> Not true many reviewers review on the latest stable, it says nowhere 
> >>> that a review should be done on rawhide.
> >> Review is about guidelines and nowhere in the guideline does it even say 
> >> that the fucntionality of the package should be tested. When I suggested 
> >> that it be added I got back a knee jerk reaction to participate in 
> >> reviews myself.
> >>
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/ReviewGuidelines::
> > 
> > - SHOULD: The reviewer should test that the package functions as
> > described. A package should not segfault instead of running, for
> > example.
> 
> I suggested that it the "SHOULD" be changed to "MUST". A package that 
> doesnt even start shouldnt be getting past reviews.
1. packages never start, applications do.
2. many applications, when being cluelessly used, only mean they have a
functional "usage()"
3. You can't launch anything in library packages.


SCNR

Ralf




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