REVU, #ubuntu-packaging, and

Allison Randal allison at
Mon Nov 28 18:20:32 UTC 2011

On 11/14/2011 08:43 AM, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> Am 14.11.2011 17:36, schrieb Scott Kitterman:
>> On 11/14/2011 11:21 AM, Allison Randal wrote:
>>> I'll propose a compromise: how about we remove REVU from the
>>> documentation for new packagers, so we're not pointing people there
>>> first anymore. The MOTU/core-dev who are still using REVU for package
>>> reviews can keep using it, they'll just tell their mentorees to go there.
>> It's not a compromise at all.  I think it's the correct solution.
>> Existence of a tool doesn't create expectations, it the documentation 
>> around it.  Update that and problem solved.
> I personally don't object to people still using it for their own
> purposes, even if PPAs (I know they suffer from the same-version problem
> mentioned earlier), VCSes and other tools do a similar job.
> If that's the general concensus, maybe we should also add a piece of
> text on REVU itself? The other pages I know that would need updating
> would be and
> Any others?

It seems like we've reached a good conclusion. I'll leave this standing
for another week for any further comments, and then will start working
on editing the documentation.

Thanks all for the good discussion,

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