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Re: NEW processing slowdown (Was: FAQ, Re: new mplayer)

On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 01:34:14PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> I suspect something need to be done with the NEW process, as adding
> more people seem to only improve the situation for a limited time.
> Perhaps it could be optimized to make it less time consuming for those
> processing it, or perhaps it need a complete redesign to avoid the
> current bottleneck.  I'm not sure, as I only see it from the outside
> through <URL:http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html>.

AFAIK the real issue is auditing. Auditing task is slow and prone 
to bothering who does that. IMHO adding people to do that is the
only way to go, but for removing auditing (which is not acceptable).
This is the same reason why none can sponsor dozen of packages
without lowering reviewing quality.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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