Re: Bits from the Package Tracking System
On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 05:33:45PM -0300, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> On 7/18/06, Denis Barbier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 10:39:18PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> >> Hello everybody,
> >> here are some news about the latest changes made to the Package Tracking
> >> System.
> >> New derivatives keyword
> >> -----------------------
> >> The PTS will be used to relay informations from derivative distributions.
> >> Therefore, a new keyword "derivatives" has been implemented. By default,
> >> PTS subscriber won't receive the messages associated to this keyword
> >> unless he has already manually activated the "cvs" keyword (i.e. the set
> >> of users having the "derivatives" keyword has been initialized as the
> >set of
> >> users having the "cvs" keyword because those people can read patches and
> >> are most probably interested in them).
> >So by default it is assumed that I should make Ubuntu's work and dig
> >into these patches to see if some pieces should be applied into Debian?
> >No thanks, I am getting tired of all those Debian developers who are
> >more interested in improving Ubuntu than Debian, and just added the
> >following rules to my .procmailrc:
> No, this is just a service. If you want to dig into these patches, you
> need to subscribe, otherwise you can live without them like you did
> until now, didn't you?
No, I have to unsubscribe, this is exactly what upsets me. There are
also cases where messages will be sent to lists, like
So my procmail rule is the best option.