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Re: NEW processing

2009-03-25 (수), 11:13 -0400, Mike O'Connor:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 06:18:00PM +0900, Changwoo Ryu wrote:
> > OTH, do we really need a manual check for SONAME bump? Was there any
> > upload rejection in the past on new binary package addition cases?
> Yes, there have definately been times when packages are rejected from
> NEW that only got there becuase of a package addition.  I'd say its
> common, even.   If a package passes through new, then the maintainer
> uploads without really paying attention to what they are uploading,
> upstream licensing may have changed, making the package no longer
> acceptable.  Or the package might have passed NEW in the past when it
> really shoudln't have.

Such mistakes can always happen, even by usual package upgrade with no
NEW check. But we are distributing those buggy updated packages and
fixing such bugs over time. I doubt new binary package (SONAME bumps,
-{doc,data} package splitting, etc) introduces such bugs more often than
usual upload.

Changwoo Ryu <cwryu@debian.org>

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