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Re: A proposal for improving transparency of the FTP NEW process




On Friday, March 2, 2018 6:15:54 AM CST Lars Wirzenius wrote:

> I'm not involved with the ftp master team in any way, except I
> occasionally make them do work by uploading things that go to thew NEW
> queue. In the past decade ago, the NEW processing has almost always
> been fast, and when it hasn't, it's been due to issues like a Debian
> release happening.
> 
> I assume that the reason my packages have been processed is due to one
> of two reasons: a) I get quoted on LWN several times a year, so I'm a
> celebrity and get special treatment

I expect that's it.  

Or possibly you have a more generous notion of "fast".  Currently there are 
five or six dozen packages waiting more than 2 months.  That's not fast in my 
books.

-Steve

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