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Re: DEX update

On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 11:21:03PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 7:07 PM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> > The mission is to identify the top N packages in terms of the
> > size/complexity/agony of the delta between Debian and Ubuntu, and do
> > whatever is needed to bring the packages into sync.
> How big are we talking? For example Ubuntu linux-2.6 is not even
> derived from Debian linux-2.6. IIRC patches.ubuntu.com blacklists it
> and a bunch of other patches because of this.

I think the kernel would be a whole project unto itself. :-)  I'm thinking
of packages which have a common heritage, but are carrying a heavy patch
load which could conceivably be merged if we took the time to untangle it.

> > If someone knows how to work around this, it would be greatly appreciated,
> > as we can't update the website until it is fixed, and there is no ETR.
> Installing ikiwiki locally is an interim option, which I've done for
> the pkg-fonts review.

A brief tutorial on how to invoke it properly would be appreciated. :-)  I
think there's a config file for the DEX site somewhere on alioth?

 - mdz

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