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

On 29/06/12 18:21, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
> 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

Yes! Please package this!!!! I am in ecstasy =)

With respect to names, You could name it something boring like:
debian-transition-tracker or something along the lines.

I will file loads of wishlist bugs, and maybe even help fixing them! Who
knows ;-)


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