Re: Bug#679547: ITP: ben -- toolbox for Debian maintainers
On 06/29/2012 09:15 PM, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 07:21:21PM +0200, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Owner: Mehdi Dogguy <email@example.com>
>> * 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
>> * query: query packages using their metadata (similar to grep-dctrl,
>> but uses a dedicated query language)
> Does it subsume the functionality of ara? ara is orphaned since some time,
> so this would mean that we could send it into retirement.
(Disclaimer: I never used Ara. I just read its short description from
For now, "ben query" is just like "grep-dctrl". Not much, not less.
We don't have fancy web interfaces like Ara does.
Mehdi Dogguy مهدي الدڤي