Re: Dehs: To few watch file filled from Debian Mantainers
> It's not that it's hard,
> it's that they're not interested.
Well, they doesn't want to think to a little regular expression for help Qa
Or the problem is that all the Debian developer think that Dehs is bootless for helping
>Another reason why some packages don't have a watchfile currently, is
>because the syntax doesn't support separate directories for upstream
I had commited (on dehs svn) two modded uscan version:
uscan3.pl that actually is used by dehs and uscan_dirh2.pl that had
added the support for recursive pattern matching in the directory in url
for Watch file
I don't want to fork uscan so i will don't done other modification (i.e.
add tags on uscan prints for parsing different pourposes warning).
I hope that this could be added in the official uscan script in the
devscripts debian package.
> Upstream development requires a click-through page to get the source;
> no directory listing is available.
> (too common these days :( )
I really think that this could be a very, very little part between the different Upstream fetch cases.
So we could statistically try a work:
Every developer that had a package on http://dehs.alioth.debian.org/no_watch.html he could try to check if is it technically
possible to formulate a Watch file for almost one of his.
So we will could see that there are very few limitation about fill a watch file.