NEW Packages process

Daniel Holbach daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 16 14:51:12 BST 2008


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Scott Kitterman schrieb:
> On Wednesday 16 April 2008 08:15, Daniel Holbach wrote:
>> I personally ask and have seen others actively asking for changes to
>> patches if they were not ready to go yet. (Be it packaging problems,
>> policy problems or not adhering to processes.)
>>
> So the frustration gets pushed from the New package process into bug fixing if 
> we end up with more of this.  I think that's the LAST thing we want.  

What I said was in reply to the point that education happens less in the
sponsoring process, which I disagree with.

If a package is not ready, it's not ready. If there are mistakes that
were overlooked (or things that could be improved) it's more likely to
get fixed once it's in the archive and bug fixing is "open for all".


> Currently I think we are expending not nearly enough effort on maintaining 
> what we have and really need to make that easier/smoother.

We could move this out into a separate thread and discuss concrete
problems and solutions for them for Intrepid.

Have a nice day,
 Daniel

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