Proposing MIR process simplification

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Jan 5 18:15:34 GMT 2010

On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 08:01:05AM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Kees Cook [2010-01-04 14:55 -0800]:
> > Oh, perhaps I misread what Martin suggested, but I thought this would be
> > the new process: run through the checklist in the bug rather than in the
> > wiki, but continue to use the checklist from the wiki.
> It is. That's why I am pretty firm in the requirement that the bug
> report explicitly has to say "I have checked that  the package meets
> the UbuntuMainInclusionRequirements". This proves that you are aware
> of the checklist, and also provides a "signoff". I hope reporters
> would feel sufficiently bad about lying in a public and non-erasable
> medium like the bug tracker. :-)

Consider the case, for example, where UbuntuMainInclusionRequirements is
updated.  Which version of it did they follow?  Are you sure they didn't
skip any steps, perhaps without realizing it?

 - mdz

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