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Re: proposal for fedora11 feature ReviewOMatic



Debarshi Ray wrote:
>>  However, my point was
>> that the mere existence of this software won't magically eliminate the
>> need for humans to do package reviews,
> 
> Sure. After it is just a tool, but the idea is to reduce the number of
> manual steps to a review. Manually carrying out mundane things like
> verifying whether the package builds in Koji/Mock, the Source0 tag is
> sane, md5sum of upstream and packaged tarballs match, rpmlint output,
> etc. should not burden a person every time he/she does a review.
> 
Note that the software needs to be clear on what is still required of
the human reviewer.  for instance, Source tag has several automatable
steps but also must have a human review that the Source URL is canonical
in the first place.

-Toshio

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