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Re: Bug#679547: ITP: ben -- toolbox for Debian maintainers

Am Freitag, den 29.06.2012, 19:21 +0200 schrieb Mehdi Dogguy:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Mehdi Dogguy <mehdi@debian.org>
> * Package name    : ben
>   Version         : 0.6
>   Upstream Author : Mehdi Dogguy and Stéphane Glondu
> * URL             : http://ben.debian.net/
> * License         : AGPL-3+
>   Programming Lang: C, OCaml
>   Description     : toolbox for Debian maintainers
>  This is a collection of useful tools that Debian maintainers can use
>  to make their packaging work easier. They all work with regular
>  Debian package list files, and should be useful for Debian
>  derivatives as well. This package ships a single executable, "ben",
>  with the following subcommands:
>   * download: download a set of package list files from a mirror
>   * monitor: monitor the status of a set of packages across several
>     architectures (useful for transitions)
>   * query: query packages using their metadata (similar to grep-dctrl,
>     but uses a dedicated query language)
>   * tracker: frontend to multiple monitors

What does ben stand for? Is this just a short name for me? ;)

Would it be useful to have ben in devscripts instead of a separate

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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