On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 06:02:10AM +0000, Chris Lamb wrote: > Andrey Rahmatullin wrote: > > > > > I know for a fact that quite regularly licence checks on binNEW packages > > > > causes RC bugs to pop up. I acknowledge it may be a burder for the ftp > > > > team, but that reason alone probably deserves to keep binNEW as it is. > > > > > > That would seem to justify some sort of randomized spot checks [..] > > > > Exactly. > > Whilst it does seem a little odd, there is some merit the current system > where packages get essentially-arbitrary chosen for a cursory glance by a > member the FTP team. > > The team is already rather time-limited so an expectation of DFSG-checks > of random packages already in the archive seems a little optimistic. "Let's abolish binary-NEW checks" "They are useful to catch copyright problems as a byproduct" "Maybe we should replace them with actual copyright checks on more randomly selected packages" "We don't have manpower" "LET'S ABOLISH BINARY-NEW CHECKS"
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