Re: [UDD] unexpected changes of values in table upstream
On Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 06:45:32AM -0500, James McCoy wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 09:28:10AM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > udd=> select status, count(*) from upstream group by status ;
> > status | count
> > ------------------------------+-------
> > | 4420
> > newer package available | 4409
> > up to date | 12650
> > error | 2716
> > only older package available | 914
> > (5 Zeilen)
> > In the Blends code I'm querying for
> > 'Newer version available'
> > 'up to date'
> > 'error
> > 'Debian version newer than remote site'
> The strings are what uscan emits. UDD is just parsing the output from
> “uscan --dehs …”.
> > I have no idea why and when (and also why without
> > warning) this was changed but I think even from the meaning the new
> > values are wrong:
> > There is no "newer *package* available" since there is no such
> > package at upstream site.
> It changed when a backport of devscripts >= 2.15.10 was installed on the
> QA systems.
Thanks for the very helpful explanation. So if I would like to restore
the old behaviour I would need to discuss the strings in a bug report
against uscan, right? From my naive point of view the changes of the
strings is not a good idea (besides the side effect in UDD). What do
PS: I have changed the web sentinel to accept both strings, so from a
Blends point of view this is should not be an issue any more.