REVU: Automated Package Checks

Nathan Handler nhandler at
Fri Jan 23 03:24:16 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> wrote:
> I'd suggest the automatically generated list be exposed on the package page
> on revu so that a MOTU doing a review can quickly look at the list and
> judge if the package is mature enough for a detailed review.  If it's not,
> they can easily leave a comment like "1, 2, and 4 really need to be fixed
> before the package gets a detailed review.  3 is nice to have and add a
> lintian override for 5.  It's OK as is."

The idea was to have the automatic checks add a comment to the package
on REVU. I think this would be the clearest method of showing the
issues in the package to the uploader and MOTU reviewers. Is this
exposed enough, or should the issues found in the automatic checks be
shown in some other way?

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