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Re: Using uscan with VCS hosting sites

Raphael Geissert <atomo64+debian@gmail.com> writes:

> Ben Finney wrote:
> > So, how do I go from “the URL for the project source is
> > <URL:http://bitbucket.org/ned/coveragepy/>”, to a ‘debian/watch’
> > file that will enable ‘uscan’ to discover the current version is
> > ‘coverage-3.0b2’, and its original source tarball is downloadable
> > from <URL:http://bitbucket.org/ned/coveragepy/get/79dd373074de.gz>?
> I can't think of any way to do what you want with version 2/3 watch
> files.

Thank you for considering it and saving me time on futile work.

> What you want is basically #395439 plus a feature that could be used
> to build links out of freshmeat's xml data.

Sounds good, feel free to take this example as a use case for the design
work :-)

 \     “The Things to do are: the things that need doing, that you see |
  `\     need to be done, and that no one else seems to see need to be |
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Ben Finney

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