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Re: Package review backlog.



>>>>> I propose that each FESCo member should try to work on at least one
>>>>> package review per week. Each week at the FESCo meeting, we'll ask
>>>>> members which reviews they've worked on in the past week.
>>>>>
>>>>> It won't be _mandatory_ --
>>>>
>>>> [snipped]
>>>> As a rule of thumb it's ok, but it should not be mandatory. I think the
>>>> FESCo members are already having a lot of work to do and I'm not sure if
>>>> everybody has enough spare time for reviews.
>>>
>>> Absolutely. Besides, if you do call it 'mandatory' you have to start
>>> defining what would happen if people don't comply, and the whole thing
>>> just gets silly.
>>>
>>> I'm talking about a 'recommended practice', and just asking people each
>>> week which packages they've looked at. Nothing more.
>>>
>>> And even though people are busy, it shouldn't actually take _that_ long
>>> to make progress on reviewing a single package, each week.
>>>
>>
>> http://tinyurl.com/4kt682
>> 1,212 open Package Review bugs
>
> Woa,
>
> Thats an amanzing number, I'll put in, or rather repeat, my 2 cents here.
> Fedora, like any opensource community, is all about give and take, about tit
> for tat.
>
> I've submitted many, many new packages (100+ I guess) and I've *never* had
> any problems in getting them reviewed.
>
> Of those 1200 pachages awaiting review, 100 block FE_NEEDSPONSOR, so 1100
> are normal reviews submitted by people which are already contributers! Lets
> say every contributer has on average 2 packages waiting for review, then 2
> have 550 contributers for whom the review queue is a problem, if all of
> those 550 submitters would review only 2 packages, then the entire normal
> review queue is gone!

There's also 100 odd packages with a fedora-cvs flag of some sort set
so should either be done and the bug needs closing or nearly done.

Peter


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