Bodhi documentation for new packages

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Sat May 17 21:28:14 UTC 2008

On Sun, 18 May 2008 02:33:54 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-05-18 at 02:09 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>>> In fact bodhi already automatically closes the review ticket when the
> >>>> package arrives in at least one of the stable repositories.
> >>> Right, but only when the review bug number is added to the update.
> >> Why isn't this automatic?
> > 
> > Because Bodhi doesn't have ESP?  Without the update submitter telling
> > bodhi that this is a new package that has a review bug to close how is
> > bodhi supposed to guess this, let alone guess what the review bug is, or
> > that this particular update should close the review bug?
> Bodhi knows when it's a new package since package maintainers provide 
> this information. pkgdb already knows a lot of information that can used 
> too. Package review requests follow a standardized format. It should be 
> possible to query bugzilla to get the bugzilla report number. It can do 
> this when the package hits the non-rawhide branches if it hasn't been 
> manually closed by the package submitter already.

It would be an unimportant implementation detail. Better spend time on
fixing the many bodhi bugs, such as lack of sorting (of comments, of
updates, of pkg evrs).

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