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Re: NEW queue and ftp-master approval

Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> writes:

> || On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 07:37:49 +0100
> || Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote: 
> gvb> Then the maintainer gets a bugreport saying they should
> gvb> Replace/Conflict/Provide the silly name. Also ftp-mster could get an
> gvb> automatic notice about new debs and a 3 day window to veto it or
> gvb> something. ftp-master being a group that should suffice. The NEW queue
> gvb> doesn't have to be instantanious.
> gvb> How often does it actualy happen that ftp-master rejects the name of a
> gvb> package? Did anyone have that happen to him/her when adding a new deb
> gvb> to old source ever?
> This is not the only problem. ftp-master's also do some checks to see
> if we aren't do massive fragmentation of packages. I, personally, was
> one person who have a rejected package because I splited one and
> wasn't need.

Then other DDs will lart you and you revert the change. If it happens
before the package enters sarge that should be painless.

I could live with that if it means a lot more packages don't get stuck
in NEW. But maybe that is just me.


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