Package review template

Stanislav Ochotnicky sochotnicky at
Mon Nov 1 14:58:15 UTC 2010

On 11/01/2010 03:32 PM, Jean-Francois Saucier wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I just put my package review template on my wiki space at :

I created something similar specifically for Java reviews with Java SIG
members improving it bit by bit:

> My template is simply a collection based on other's already existing
> template. What I did is I tried to put missing checks and sort them in
> an order that should go well when doing a review.

From the looks of it, I'd say we used the same base :-)

> My goal here is to try to produce a good review template to publicize
> and help people doing package review. If you can help growing my
> review template checklist or think of something to improve it, that
> would be really helpful. Also, if you spot any errors or have any
> comment, I will be happy to receive them.

I'd like to see links to packaging guidelines for each point (or at
least for non-obvious ones). It's helpful for the both parties to know
why they have to fix things.

> I plan to put up some scripts to automate part of the review process
> as soon as I have the time to finish them.

That would be great.

Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at>
Associate Software Engineer - Base Operating Systems Brno

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Red Hat Inc.                     

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