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Re: Bug#703402: PTS: link to the blends website for packages involved in blends

On Mon, Apr 01, 2013 at 09:35:23PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 9:43 PM, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > With the package information there is the following problem regarding
> > the usage in PTS:  The different versions of the metapackages (in
> > oldstable, stable, testing) might contain different dependencies and
> > finally packages that are in unstable only are also not part of the
> > metapackages but topic of the Blends task.  Because I assume that PTS is
> > developer centric I would assume that you consider any dependency
> > mentioned in the tasks file and available in Debian should be part
> > of the output JSON database, right?
> The PTS usually only deals with unstable, but for this case I think it
> would be reasonable to do that, right.

I have prepared a Python script that creates JSON output with the
relevant data from UDD.  Please check out


and run it from alioth.  Please let me know if you need any other
information.  Remark:  The Blends data are not yet updated via cron job
in UDD.  This needs to be organised once the data has proven to be

I'd regard my part to solve this bug now done in case you are happy
with this output.

Kind regards


PS: Including the Blends metadata into UDD was a very good idea and
    I will come up with some other interesting ideas as consequences
    from this.


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