Re: Automated mails to maintainers of packages with serious problems
On 22/06/07 at 11:27 +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Colin Tuckley wrote:
> >> Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> >> > You will receive a mail:
> >> > * if one of your packages has RC bugs older than 30 days in unstable
> >> You need to check the "new" queue for an upload before sending a mail in
> >> this case. It ought not to be really necessary, but stuff gets stuck in new
> >> for quite a while sometimes.
> > No, you should tag your bugs pending and Lucas ought to ignore pending
> > bugs (maybe he already does).
> Hm, but there a couple of bugs tagged "pending" which don't get an
> upload for months. Even RC ones, as I remember from the etch release
> cycle. And the kind of maintainer who does these things is the ideal
> target for these e-mails...
Checking for packages in NEW looks complex: I would have to look at the
changes file to see if the bugs I'm going to mail about are actually
being closed. And I can't extrapolate whether the upload will be able to
migrate to testing eventually.
So I think that I'll just ignore NEW for now. But if I get many replies
about that, I will reconsider that of course.
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