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Re: NEW processing

On 03/12/08 at 15:41 +0200, Kalle Kivimaa wrote:
> Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> writes:
> > I don't think that we should drop the legal review (that would probably
> > be dangerous). However, NEW reviews seem to cover a lot of other
> > aspects currently, which might explain why it takes so much time.
> These things are the major slowdowns, at least for me, when doing NEW
> processing:
> - package contains files under different license
> - package contains files with differing copyright headers
> - package has many copyright holders and these differ randomly between
>   files
> - package has a large directory hierarchy
> If you have a package with a single license, a handful of copyright
> holders and identical copyright headers in every file with a flat
> source hierarchy, scanning through the package is pretty fast.

Sounds completely logical.

>  Then,
> if you've also made sure that you don't get any lintian warnings and
> your debian-directory is clear (especially debian/rules), the whole
> process is pretty painless.

Why is that relevant?
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