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Re: Guidelines for packaging projects on Alioth

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 08:49:58AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Simon Huggins wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 11:13:13PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > > * All existing packaging projects should use svnmailer to send SVN diffs
> > >   to the Package Tracking System. A sample configuration file is provided
> > >   and I can help if you have troubles installing it. 
> > Are you proposing that existing projects that send to a project mailing
> > list should change and send to the PTS and if so can you put forward
> > some reasons?
> No, I'm not proposing that. I'm just asking to send diffs to the PTS
> as well as to the mailing list.
> I even documented that configuration in the sample configuration file.

Sure the config file was clearer on that than your mail certainly.

> That's what I've done with python-modules recently. Some people
> subscribe to the -commits list because they are very involved in the
> team and other just use the PTS to follow the 2-3 packages that are of
> interest to them.

Yes this makes more sense now.  I must admit I still thought the PTS was
only really a way to get all the bugs for a package.

Is there a reason that when you subscribe to the PTS you don't just get
everything by default?

(cf http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/developers-reference/ch-resources.en.html#s-pkg-tracking-system )

I'll go look at adding the PTS to pkg-xfce now anyway.


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