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Re: NEW queue and ftp-master approval



|| On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 22:56:20 +0100
|| Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo <fenio@debian.org> wrote: 
 
>> Why not automate the NEW queue for packages with prior source versions
>> in the archive? Worst case ftp-master has to remove a deb with silly
>> name from archive and kick the DD for it.
>> 
>> Correct me if I'm wrong.

bfaf> I think you're right. There is always way to remove wrong packages, and
bfaf> developer which uploaded it could be warned if that case. 
bfaf> It's still better than waiting for approval for a month, like it is already. 

It can have bad implications on user side. If ftp-master remove a
package of sid, for example, we can have users using the previous
'silly name' and then it will not be upgraded. Otherwise if maintainer
include a Replaces, bla bla bla in control. But this will not be true
for every silly named package.

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