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Re: Updated proposal for improving the FTP NEW process

On Wed, 2018-03-07 at 08:05 -0600, Steve Robbins wrote:
> I think the suggestion of randomized spot checking is meant to
> replace - not add - to the present system of checking that penalizes
> uploads of existing source but new binaries. So human resources
> should not be the issue. 

Yes, that's exactly what I meant, sorry for not making that clear.

> I would imagine that the packages currently being selected are not
> arbitrary - they are weighted towards library code. Is that fair to
> say? 

I'd reckon so (because I imagine that SONAME bumps probably account for
a largish fraction of binNEW packages).

Another big one I know of is the kernel which hits it for each ABI bump
(at least).