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Re: Help bts-link be a more effective tool

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 09:46, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 09:17:06AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>> Before you decide to push out errors to maintainers via PTS (as I've seen
>> mentionned), you should really improve the tool so that the only remaining
>> errors are really user errors.
> BTW, when that is done, please submit a wishlist bugreport on the PTS
> requesting integration, *together* with a description of the parsing
> rules of the error output of bts-link OR maybe a switch to a format
> which can be parsed out of the box and is extensible, e.g., yaml.

Thanks Zack for the input, we'll evaluate yaml (or some other format).

> The PTS is being polluted by tons of micro-parsers for the output of
> the tools it monitor, a convergence at least on the surface syntaxes
> would be nice to ease future maintenance.

Since we'lll have to implement it from scratch, name one and we'll
consider to stick to it.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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