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Re: Automated mailing to all maintainers of packages depending on X?

James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 04:47:26PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Hi,
>> does anybody know about a ready-made script that would extract all
>> package names and maintainers of packages depending on X from the
>> Packages file, and send e-mails to them, replacing the package name for
>> some boilerplate text in a text I feed it:
> I'm not sure about a ready-made script, but it shouldn't be too
> difficult to write one that uses whodepends(1) from the devscripts
> package.

Yes, that does it.  Thanks very much.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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