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Re: julia_1.0.0-1_amd64.changes REJECTED


On Thu 22 Nov 2018 at 11:20AM GMT, Holger Levsen wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 08:37:28PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
>> What harm are the packages doing sitting in unstable?  Distributing them
>> does not have much point, but neither does removing them.
> the rather few people working on (fully and partly) automated QA have to
> spend brain and cpu cycles on it

Thank you to both you and Niels for the explanations.  I see what you
mean now.

>> If someone does want to come along and fix the package, having it pass
>> through NEW again is not a good use of ftpteam time.
> first, that's partly why I suggested 3 months delays/warnings for these
> autoremovals. second, during this time, like for the testing
> autoremovals, a simple mail to that bug could+should reset the counter
> of that 3 months period again. third, ftpmasters are smart, if exactly the
> same package gets reuploaded i'm pretty confident the ftpmasters
> can+will detect that easily and make it go through NEW faster.

I don't think this is realistic, however -- it's not likely to be the
same ftpteam member who reviews the package the second time.

Sean Whitton

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