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Re: Debian Smart Upload Server

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008, Michael Casadevall wrote:
> Currently, Debian employs an FTP based upload solution known as the
> Incoming Queue to handle uploads and a queue daemon, debianqueued to
> manage these uploads, and copy to the dak queue/unchecked folder
> should they pass a basic tests such as successfully passing a GPG key
> check. This protocol and proposal will change the queue import
> function from a pull (debianqueued pulls files from the UploadQueue
> directory), to a push (the upload from the client automatically
> triggers basic checks, and either immediately triggers dak
> process-unchecked, or some similar action) that isn't cron based,
> allowing for instantaneous acceptance or rejection of a package.

 If the issue is with pull versus push, why not simply fix this by
 adding some FTP upload hooks, or inotify-watching the upload dir?

Loïc Minier

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