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



On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 14:29 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Pendantic waste.
> 
> > 2. many applications, when being cluelessly used, only mean they have a
> > functional "usage()"
> 
> Which covers base functionality.
Bullshit - You apparently don't have any clues about what you are talking about.

> > 3. You can't launch anything in library packages.
> 
> Irrelevant to this rule then.
Bullshit^2 - It's whether a lib is shipped separately or as part of a
set of applications basically is an upstream packaging issue.

Ralf



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