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Re: Removing orphaned packages from testing

On 18/02/09 at 08:26 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:43:07AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > Isn't this equivalent to stating that being unmaintained is a
> > release critical bug in a package?  And if it is, would it not be
> > better to just register new RC bugs to document the fact, and allow
> > those interested in those packages a place to add their comments
> > about it?
> I agree with this approach.
> Also, if we tag those bugs appropriately (for example using an
> "orphaned" usertag of the QA user), we can also provide an easy way
> for the release team to decide what to do in batch about all those RC
> bugs, with no need for "affect".

I don't like the idea of transferring the burden of determining whether
an orphaned package should be removed from testing to the release team.
The QA team should at least suggest a possible action, to make the
release team's life easier.
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