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From: Alec Berryman <alec@...>
Subject: Re: Is there a process for marking ebuilds stable?
Date: 14 Apr 2003 15:31:51 -0500
On Mon, 2003-04-14 at 11:29, Mikael Andersson wrote:
> This is only an initial suggestion, please comment and improve :)
> 
> 1) Successful Emerges/Bugs
>   a) Count package downloads and bugs filed. If no blocker/critical bugs 
> exists after a week or two mark as stable. For important packages this rule
> could be made more stringent.
>   b) Count real merges/unmerges of packages and not only package downloads, 
> this should to opt-in since it would in some way need to post information 
> back to gentoo.org
> 
> 2) Voting console
> A console application which finds all stable packages installed more than
> a week or two ago and asks you to determine how much you've used them.
> As default it only needs to show packages with few users since simple 
> statistics should be enough to validate packages with many users. At the
> end of the emerge remind a user of 'unpopular' packages to run the voting
> console to mark as stable.

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12785 was opened at the end of
December.  Blizzy left the dev team and currently there's no one in
charge of gentoo-stable and gentoo-stats as far as I know - the position
is still open.

-- 

Alec Berryman <alec@...>
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