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Re: Automatic removal of packages from testing

On 2013-09-30 17:33, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> wrote:
>> Niels Thykier wrote:
>>> http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/key_packages.yaml.cgi
>> If you're curious, as I was, how this list is arrived at, here's the
>> source:
>> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=collab-qa/udd.git;a=blob;f=scripts/update-key-packages;h=d214dcbbe4aea5b2b49b132a0c135dfef40cf71f;hb=6743df0478511a99f4d779db8229a92a0d938da3
>> Basically, 5% of popcon submitters have it installed, or it's part of
>> debian-installer, or something debian-cd includes on CDs (including
>> task packages).
> Thanks for the link; I was also curious, but a quick search didn't
> help. I just assumed it was discussed on debian-release, which I don't
> read.

The idea behind and the source code for finding "key packages" were also
mentioned in our last "Bits" mail to debian-devel-announce[1].
Hopefully there weren't to many surprises (or differences) here.  :)


[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/08/msg00006.html

> At the Release BoF at DebConf13, it was suggested to use (something
> based on) Lucas Nussbaum's "key packages" proposal.  The original
> proposal can be seen at [KEY-PKGS].
> [...]
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/05/msg00496.html
> http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/key_packages.cgi (NB: This script has a long load time)
> source: http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=collab-qa/udd.git;a=blob_plain;f=web/cgi-bin/key_packages.cgi;hb=HEAD

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