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Re: Is there any way to refuse Janitor changes in team git?

Hi Andreas,

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 08:05:06AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 06:35:13PM +0000, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 07:05:28PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > > from time to time purely random packages (recently ctdconverter) recive
> > > changes by janitor in Git.  I consider this totally useless in the case
> > > of Debian Med team maintained packages.  We are usually calling
> > > routine-update before uploading which also calls the same scripts like
> > > Janitor.  Its just an extra effort to check merge requests.  Real merge
> > > requests might get lost in automatic janitor changes.  So I would love
> > > to stop those janitor changes in our team repository since these are not
> > > really helpful.
> > 
> > Sorry about that - they're meant to be helpful, rather than a source
> > of annoyance.
> To be clear about this:  The command line tools used by the janitor are
> considered extremely helpful.  Lintian-brush became a fixed part of our
> workflow.  But since we do it anyway automatically any extra merging or
> checking for merge requests is just an extra step we would love to avoid.
Makes sense - either way, improvements to packages end up being made,
and that's the bit that ultimately matters. :-)

> > I've added the debian-med-packaging alioth list maintainer address
> > (as used by ctdconverter) to the opt-out list, which means that no new
> > merge proposals will be created. Please follow up privately if you'd
> > like me to add more addresses.
> Please also add r-pkg-team@alioth-lists.debian.net to the opt-out list.



Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer@jelmer.uk>
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