REVU: Automated Package Checks

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Jan 23 03:44:27 GMT 2009

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 21:24:16 -0600 Nathan Handler <nhandler at> 
>On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> 
>> I'd suggest the automatically generated list be exposed on the package 
>> 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 
>> 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?

I think it's fine as long as it doesn't automatically push the package to 
needs work.

Scott K

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