[maemo-community] stuck packages fixed?

From: robert bauer nybauer at gmail.com
Date: Fri Apr 27 12:47:33 EEST 2012
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 5:33 AM, Timo Härkönen <timop.harkonen at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi
> 27. huhtikuuta 2012 12.12 Neal H. Walfield <neal at walfield.org> kirjoitti:
> At Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:06:59 -0400,
>> robert bauer wrote:
>> > I became aware that packages were stuck and addressed the qa/promotion
>> > process a couple months ago -
>> Can you please summarize how you addressed this?  I started this
>> discussion by suggesting that we lower the karma threshold at which a
>> package is promoted, but whatever you've done hasn't effect (at least)
>> one of my packages, which has three thumbs up, two from "testers:"
> I wouldn't say the problem is fixed. There's been some proposals on how to
> resolve it but afaik not action yet. Although the tresholds for requires
> votes were lowered to iirc 3 votes from testers or 6 otherwise. The main
> problem still is not enough people doing testing. The discussion needs to
> be resuccerted. I would keep the discussion here and not have in the
> testing squad list since this is not only a tester thing.
>> http://maemo.org/packages/package_instance/view/fremantle_extras-testing_free_armel/apt-woodchuck/0.4~20111203/
> A bit hard package to test. It isn't very clear how to actually use it. so
> I'd guess that's why it hasn't been tested by that many. Anyway, I tried it
> and seems there's a missing dependency in the package since apt-woodchuck
> command raises a missing import exception (gconf) so I just voted it down.
> The threshold was lowered so that a single thumbs up from a supertester
and no thumbs down is enough to promote a package.  Here is my email on


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