[arch-dev-public] Signoffs on simple version bumps (was: [signoff] man-pages 3.08-1)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 14:03:05 EDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
>> too slow. now please signoff 3.08-1
> New proposal here. For packages that meet the following criteria (this
> was on-the-fly, I really don't think it needs to be set in stone):
> 1. Frequent releases (anything 2 weeks or quicker)
> 2. Little to no system impact if broken (initscripts would not fit the
> bill, for instance, but man-pages are not critical)
> 3. Can be easily verified by the maintainer to be working
> Can we skip the signoff procedure? The maintainer is of course free to
> still ask for it, but it would keep our pipeline from getting
> logjammed by stuff that really isn't in need of serious testing.
> Maybe just have list of packages in core we agree can be moved without
> signoffs, such as man-pages, tzdata, etc.

Yeah, I thought about this in the beginning, but it's easier to make a
blanket rule than to start adding exceptions.

I'm interested in hearing opinions on this.

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