My preferred algorithm is dead simple : if the source package is the same, it is not NEW.
Sorry for the top -post. My mobile device client is deficient. On March 6, 2018 11:34:29 AM CST, Bastian Blank <wa...@debian.org> wrote: >Hi Steve > >Please don't top-post and fix the length of your lines. > >On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 10:22:22AM -0600, Steve Robbins wrote: >> Or: change the mechanism to avoid a trip through NEW for simple cases >that Chris outlined: new binary or soname bump. Reserve NEW for truly >new things. > >Can you describe an algorithm that can destinguish between an soname >change and some other change? > >Bastian > >-- >We do not colonize. We conquer. We rule. There is no other way for >us. > -- Rojan, "By Any Other Name", stardate 4657.5 -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.