Re: Providing documentation for developers (in the website) related to the buildd network
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 01:47:29PM +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:54:15AM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > I'm considering uploading the attached content to the webwml sources (i.e.
> > > the Debian website) at w.d.o/debian/buildd/.
> > As most of this content is developer-oriented, shouldn't this be
> > /devel/buildd/ ?
> Agggg. Correct, it's devel/buildd (and that's where I have it in my local
> sources, the previous reference was a typo)
> > I have no problem with my content being reused for www.debian.org;
> > however, in that case I would appreciate it if I could maintain it
> > there (i.e., if someone could give me CVS access).
> I cannot provide that access, but I'm sure the www maintainers would gladly
> give it to you once this has been setup.
Whom do I ask?
> > However, if you check the version number of the package in the Packages
> > file, and check where the Sources file has its base URL, you can
> > download the source tarball.
> I can't find the package in the sid Packages file, is it 'buildd'?
In the db.debian.org packages file, not the sid one.
look for 'buildd' in Packages, and see what the version number is.
construct a file name 'wanna-build_' plus the version number of buildd
as found in Packages.
> A previous mail from you  points to http://db.debian.org/debian-admin/
> but that location is not available any more (I believe you are already
> aware of that)
> > I agree that it would be better if the source would be readily
> > downloadable, but that is currently not the case.
> Yes, most unfortunate. I've been able to find a buildd package, however, at
> I wonder if this one is recommended/used?
Neither am I.
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/06/msg007006.html
That link renders a 404.
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