Re: seeking comaintainer for debmirror
Joey Hess wrote:
>I've been maintaining debmirror since we lost fjp. But moving to a cabin
>with dialup internet shortly after adopting a mirror program turns out
>to be a bad idea for developing it (though a nice use-case for using
>it). So I'm seeking comaintainer(s). All that's needed is basic perl,
>and an understanding of how the archive is laid out. Source is in
>collab-maint git so you already have commit access.
>Some examples of changes that need to be made:
>* mirror per-section Contents files #637442
>* More robust i18n/Index file parsing. Alternatively, find a way to not
> need to parse those files. #644609
>* support InRelease files #644609
>debmirror could use some refactoring of cruft accumulated over the
>years, but I may not be the one to do it, since every time I think about
>that I have an urge to rewrite it in haskell.
I'd like to help, but I may take a while to find time for it...
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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