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Re: new for FC6 and later: Package Review!



On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 00:33 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 12:47:17 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 
> > One thing we're going to introduce for FC6 and later releases is
> > package review of all new packages intended for Fedora Core.
> > 
> > We're basing this off of the Extras Review process.
> > 
> > Some quick FAQs before we go completely live:
> > 
> > - Why?
> > 
> >   Peer review is good. Increasing quality by catching packaging
> >   errors before they go live is better.. Educating packagers so
> >   that packaging errors aren't repeated is even better than that.
> 
> It's really difficult to comment on this before it's seen in action.
> 
> A few questions:
> 
> Will it avoid incidents like this?
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=187714

If bugs are closed incorrectly they should be reopened - the reporter
should have done that.  The fact that Fedora contributors have bug
rights means that this could happen with any packager/contributor.

Paul


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