Re: debian/watch problem due to http://code.google.com download page's link format change
On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 5:48 PM, Osamu Aoki <email@example.com> wrote:
> I guess we need to generarize situation on sf.net to other popular
> download sites. This data is used mainly by uscan program.
> When the watch file has an URL matching with the Perl regexp
> "^http://sf\.net/", the uscan program substitutes it with
> "http://qa.debian.org/watch/sf.php/" and then applies this rule. The URL
> redirector service at this http://qa.debian.org/ is designed to offer a
> stable redirect service to the desired file for the watch file having
> "http://sf.net/project/tar-name-(.+)\.tar\.gz". This solves issues
> related to the periodically changing URL there.
> So if someone impliment similar URL redirector service, we can have
> stable link.
Can http://qa.debian.org provide this redirector service?
Whom/Which team should we contact if we need this kind of service?