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Re: Proposal: bugzilla component for pre-review package development



On Sun, 2008-06-15 at 18:23 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Occasionally we see a package review ticket opened for a package which
> really isn't ready for review.  I'm not sure bugzilla is really best
> the place for coordinating packaging work, but some seem to want to
> use it for that and I don't really see it as being invalid.  Some
> folks just want to drop a specfile but don't really want to stick
> around to maintain the package.
> 
> Unfortunately when this happens, the "not ready for review" ticket
> shows up in the review queue, extremely scarce reviewer time is
> wasted on tickets that aren't reviewable, and the already huge queue
> gets even bigger.  One way to deal with this is to just give these
> tickets their own bugzilla component.  I'm not really sure what to
> call it, though.  Maybe "Package Development", but that sounds a bit
> broad.  Whatever the component is called, though, it would give these
> tickets a place to go that doesn't complicate the package review
> process.

Make the report less buggy and not show up reviews that have
non-resolved dependencies. That'll remove gnome-lirc-properties from
your list for example...


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