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Re: proposal for fedora11 feature ReviewOMatic



On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 11:33 -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> 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.

"Fedora Review Wizard" (or "Druid" as GNOME apparently calls them...)

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