SRU MOTU Upload Checklist

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at
Tue Oct 23 12:29:27 BST 2007

Brandon Holtsclaw wrote:
> Since it seems there has been a bit of confusion over just exactly what
> needs to be done "pre-upload" to -proposed I suggest the folloing list
> be added to the upload step of the wiki and become official policy so
> there is no confusion about -proposed uploads. This list comes after a
> disscussion in #ubuntu-motu just prior to this email if you all care to
> look back at the logs about how we came up with this list and why ( very
> boring really )
> "Patch applies"

I would add here "Keep the patch as small as possible", since it is a SRU, which
is intended to fix a concrete bug. This will probably avoid unexpected regressions.

> "Result builds"
> "package upgrades cleanly"
> "application runs"
> "reported issue cannot be reproduced"
> "package uninstalls cleanly"
> "package purges cleanly".
> Any objections to this "minimal testing" list pre-upload ? if not i
> sugest this being added to the wiki in ~48 hours.
> -- 
> Brandon Holtsclaw
> brandon at <mailto:brandon at>
> Voice: 816-265-0622

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