Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-deb: a Git importer for Debian packages
Joey Hess writes ("Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-deb: a Git importer for Debian packages"):
> Note that you can use dgit clone any package without being a Debian
> developer. You only need an alioth account in order to dgit push.
Sadly this is not true. The reason is that the information dgit needs
is only available by sshing into a machine with access to the
ftpmaster database (!)
The information needed by dgit should be public, but is not.