Re: [RFC] Add upstream VCS info to control file
On Sat, 2012-06-16 at 20:40:03 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 07:58:03PM +0900, Osamu Aoki a écrit :
> > We can think of 3 candidate files.
> > #1, debian/copyright
> > #2, debian/watch
> > #3, debian/control (Not for me but you suggested)
> I would like to add debian/upstream to the list. It is machine-readable,
> documented, gathered, and later this year I think I will more formally
> propose it as a DEP.
> See http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2012/06/msg00505.html for a
> longer agumentation.
> Please do not hesitate to tell me of any objections you have for this file,
> so that we can attempt to work them out.
I've mentioned this before, to me the fact that it's using yaml instead
of rfc2822-like syntax (the standard for Debian package metadata) is a
problem, it means we need to use yet another different parser.