We need reviewers for new apps submitted as Merge Requests to #FDroid. There are over 40 pending MRs:
So what to do:
1. Does the app look legitimate? Are the permissions it declares (AndroidManifest.xml) reasonable? The library dependencies (build.gradle) look okay?
2. Does it build with fdroid build <appID>?
3. Is there at least a description and Summary present in the metadata file? Also author name, website, donation information where applicable?
@fdroidorg Is there are preference to skim over the code to see if it does anything which looks suspicious?
@gaditb That's a plus, and highly appreciated, yes.😊
@fdroidorg Why not add this todo list in the new app submission template?
@fdroidorg I'll try to help with some of them later this week. 👍
@pl Labled all I could find: https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroiddata/merge_requests?label_name%5B%5D=New+App
@fdroidorg how can people help?
@fdroidorg thank you for this info.
@fdroidorg For the search you should use the label since not all MR that adds a new app contain «new app» in the title:
So in fact there’s like ~60 MR for new app inclusion
@fdroidorg I'd be happy to help, but it's not clear what you need. If you need somebody to check on the four criteria (compliance, author notification, rfp/fdroiddata correctness, build sanity) that's probably something I can help out with. It looks like you might need a workflow of assigning MRs to volunteers to do the legwork.
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