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Re: Review queue/FESCo after the merge



On Nov 14, 2007 8:54 AM, Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> wrote:
> I think the ideal way to fix this is to have a web app that people
> submit packages to for review.  This web app will build the SRPM in
> koji, can check the md5sum of the tarball vs upstream, can run rpmlint,
> make sure the various specfile tags are in the right format, etc etc etc
> -- as many things that we can automate in the review process we should
> automate.

the checksumming automation is going to become increasingly
problematic as more maintainers look to pull things from upstream code
management repositories instead of 'released' tarballs. If we could
have a standard way to automate the direct from the git's mouth
situations that would be a big win. A push button way of re-building
and rpmlinting in a scratch area of koji would be nice for
submissions.  I spend way to much time waiting for things to rebuild
locally thanks to the speed of my home dsl.  If I could easily fire
off a koji scratch build with rpmlint support as part of the review
process while at work, then look at the results at home, that would
save me some amount of time.

> Now I just need to convince someone to do this work :)

All I can offer is a bottle of North Pole hot sauce in trade for
working automation code.

-jef


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