Re: Automated mails to maintainers to inform them of their pkg status
On Mon, 13 Nov 2006, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> With the release getting closer, I have the impression that some (a lot
> of?) maintainers are unaware of the "buginess" status of their packages.
> Of course, there's the weekly mail on d-d-a, but it doesn't really
> answer the question of "are my packages OK ?".
> Ideally, this would reuse a lot of informations from the DDPO,
> - when a package is not in testing
> - when versions between unstable and testing differ
> - if the package has RC bugs
> - if the package has important or normal bugs
> All of this for maintained and co-maintained packages.
> I don't know if enough code already exist to make this easy and quick to
> write, but it might be something to keep it mind, even if it's only
> executed once a month during normal development.
Full ACK. I would also like to send such reminder mails to the PTS with
statistics concerning the evolution of the package.
I think we should discuss and implement something like this during the QA
meeting in December.
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