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Re: [opensuse] Packages from a user and Packager perspective
  • From: Henne Vogelsang <hvogel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 14:48:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <20050906124830.GM31287@xxxxxxx>
Hi,

On Tuesday, September 06, 2005 at 14:04:28, Sonja Krause-Harder wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 01:48:25PM +0200, Pascal Bleser wrote:
> > C'mon, it's the same on packman: someone sends an e-mail "hi I packaged this".
> > Would you just take his RPM and put it in the packman repository as-is, without reviewing or testing it ?
>
> What if the package was clearly marked as untested, submitted by an
> unknown, unrated, untrusted new user, and not available through
> automatic update, but only with explicit manual intervention?

You can even have more criteria:

- submitted for the first time
- downloaded N times from download.opensuse.org
- installed N times on SUSE Linux (would need some "opt in" monitoring app)

stuff like that.

Henne

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