SRU policy for universe

Martin Meredith mez at
Wed Jan 17 16:46:04 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 13:22 +0100, Stefan Potyra wrote:
> Hi folks,
> given the long waiting times [1], until a proposed update even lands 
> in -proposed, I must admit that the current sru policy for universe is a 
> failure. Thus I'd like to start a discussion how to improve it.
> My proposal is, that the motu-sru team should be able to manage the -proposed 
> queue for universe packages. The impact would be quite reduced waiting times. 
> However I don't know if thats currently possible with lp.
> Other options are (also I don't know if these are possible with lp as is):
> * motu-sru can do uploads to -proposed that won't land in any queue
> * any motu can do uploads to -proposed that won't land in any queue, motu-sru 
> would do the verification which is now done by archive-admins, once the 
> package is already in -proposed. Note that this might backfire, because it 
> implies somewhat to allow everything in the first place and remove the bad 
> stuff then, whereas we currently queue all stuff and allow only the good 
> pieces.

Surely delegating ubuntu-archive jobs/privileges/whatever you want to
call them to a lower level is a bad idea? there's a reason why we have
out archive admins. Or am I missing the point

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