Emmet Hikory emmet.hikory at
Fri Nov 2 13:39:53 GMT 2007

On 11/2/07, Jeffrey Ratcliffe wrote:
> I've been trying to do some packaging and am a little frustrated by the process.
> When I decided to package v2 of tesseract
> (,
> REVU was down, so on the premise that a Debian developer is an Ubuntu
> developer, I uploaded to After six RFSs and
> various improvements to the package, I gave up, and have uploaded it
> to REVU (, now
> that it is back up.
> I appreciate that the hard-working MOTUs have too much to do, but it
> is frustrating that not only has no one made any comment on REVU, it
> is not clear when it will be considered.
> The order of the packages on REVU seems to be semi-random. I assume
> that as MOTUs are free to look at the packages as they see fit, the
> order in which they do so is also fairly random. It would be nice to
> see a queue of some sort.

    Apologies for the lack of response.  REVU has been receiving
little to no reviews since the Gutsy Feature Freeze.  The first
scheduled REVU day for the Hardy cycle is the 5th of November, at
which point you shoud expect feedback on your upload.

> I am not motivated to do any more packaging until I can see that it is
> going to be of some use.

    An understandable position.  Please be assured that your package
should be reviewed next week, and there is a fairly high chance it
could be included in Hardy Heron, assuming no legal or technical


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