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dak-roulette activated

The residents of #debian-uk are pleased to announce that, in conjunction with
our friendly FTP masters, dak-roulette has just been activated in cron on
ftp-master.debian.org targetting unstable and no particular maintainer.

I enclose the documentation for your reference.

dak-roulette(1)                                                dak-roulette(1)

       dak-roulette - play roulette with the Debian archive

       dak-roulette [options]

       dak-roulette  plays roulette with the Debian archive, removing packages
       at random under the correct conditions.

       Following invocation, the 'gun' is loaded  with  a  single  bullet  and
       aimed  at  a  randomly-chosen  package. The gun is fired. If the bullet
       finds its mark, the package is removed and the maintainer notified.

       Various switches can influence the behaviour of dak-roulette.

       -f, --fill-gun
              Fill the gun, leading to certain removal and the ensuing  enter‐

       -q, --quiet
              Do  not notify the maintainer of the removed package. By default
              a standard mail is sent.

       -s suite, --suite=suite
              Act on the specified suite, by default unstable.

              Allow dak-roulette to remove packages  with  priority  important
              and  lower from the archive. By default, only standard, optional
              and extra packages are targets.

              Allow dak-roulette to remove packages with priority required and
              lower from the archive (implies --allow-important).

              Limit  the  list  of targets to those maintained by a particular
              maintainer, identified by email.

       -n, --miss
              Deliberately miss the target, but print what would have happened
              (dry run).

              Default message body to send to maintainers of removed packages.

       dak-roulette is best run from cron for maximum entertainment.

       dak-roulette  was born out of a sense of mischief shared by the inhabi‐
       tants of #debian-uk and #debian-ftp.

       This manual page was written by Jonathan Wiltshire <jmw@debian.org> and
       distributed under the GNU General Public License, version 2.

       The  author takes no responsibility for any consequences resulting from
       use of this program.

                                  2013-04-01                   dak-roulette(1)

Jonathan Wiltshire                                      jmw@debian.org
Debian Developer                         http://people.debian.org/~jmw

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