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Re: Guidelines for packaging projects on Alioth

On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 09:01:53AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> Russ wrote:
> > > In fact, upload notifications (the one that includes the changelog) are
> > > not, so far as I can tell, sent to the maintainer by default and I end up
> > > subscribing to the PTS to get those even for packages where I'm the only
> > > maintainer.
> I subscribe to debian-devel-changes for that. :-)
> On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > ... and maintainers should be subscribed to that by default.
> There's room for improvement indeed.
> I would be in favor of a tighter integration between the PTS and the
> <package>@packages.debian.org email address too for example.
> I could implement a default subscription to the PTS for package
> maintainers but you first need to solve several problems:
> - decide which keywords they will receive by default (all except bts,
>   bts-control and upload-binary is my choice, and maybe katie-other)

I'd say upload-binary should be sent to the maintainer. It helps seing
when stuff are built and uploaded, and when binNMU occur.

> - when the maintainer changes, we logically need to unsubcribe the previous.
>   So this must be recorded somewhere. (it's not a subscription like the
>   others)

Isn't that a non issue if you subscribe <package>@p.d.o ?


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