Re: XS-X-Vcs-XXX field not (yet) announced
On Sat, 23 Sep 2006 10:20:15 +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli
> Still I see your point, it can be that not all repository layouts
> can be expressed with it. My point on this is still the same: where
> do you use to commit patches to the packaging?
I commit changes to a local repo behind a couple of firewalls
that do not accept external connections.
> or better, do you have a repo you consider "master" wrt to the
That private repository is the master.
> If there is one, as I think, mention it in the field and use
> debian/README.Debian-source for additional info.
That information is mostly useless.
I do have a signed public mirror of the repository which any
one can read, and branch and pull from, but it does not take
> If you really think your scheme is specific of a given VCS of a
> given way of working
I do. Arch configs were present from the very earliest days of
Arch, and most of the non-toy arch projects I have seen do use
configs to pull together a project from multiple branches/
> you can propose a URL scheme able to encode multiple URLs, or we can
> imagine put in the field a comma separated list of URLs. After all
> the semantic of the value of XS-Vcs-* will be *-driven.
URL's are not what would be needed.
The information that is required could possibly be couched
like so (RFC 2822 field folding) (for flex in stable)
| XS-VCS-ARCH-Repo: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hmm. This still does not provide a pointer to my archive gpg key.
"Big Brother is hallucinating." Elizabeth D Zwicky
(email@example.com), title of a comp.risks article
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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