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Re: Backports service becoming official

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:35, Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@43-1.org> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org> writes:
>> Just a note that using Send-To requires to add a bug control file to
>> each upload to bpo which I consider a huge overkill solution to that.
> reportbug's README.developers.gz suggests to use dpkg's Origin and Bugs
> tags (see deb-control(5)) instead of Send-To.  These fields can just be
> added to debian/control.

Well, I'm not eve sure 'Bugs' works :)

> It still requires modification of the source package, but at least no
> additional files need to be installed.

Indeed, so still something I consider avoidable: let's make our tools
more flexible than add additional steps to bpo packages preparation
(that's imho)

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

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