Don't put new packages through updates-testing

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Sat Jun 2 08:59:42 UTC 2007

Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 13:30 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 20:32 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>> Hans de Goede wrote:
>>>>> Not true many reviewers review on the latest stable, it says nowhere 
>>>>> that a review should be done on rawhide.
>>>> Review is about guidelines and nowhere in the guideline does it even say 
>>>> that the fucntionality of the package should be tested. When I suggested 
>>>> that it be added I got back a knee jerk reaction to participate in 
>>>> reviews myself.
>>> - SHOULD: The reviewer should test that the package functions as
>>> described. A package should not segfault instead of running, for
>>> example.
>> I suggested that it the "SHOULD" be changed to "MUST". A package that 
>> doesnt even start shouldnt be getting past reviews.
> 1. packages never start, applications do.

Pedantic waste.

> 2. many applications, when being cluelessly used, only mean they have a
> functional "usage()"

Which covers base functionality.

> 3. You can't launch anything in library packages.

Irrelevant to this rule then.


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