Bug#512529: update section on delayed queue
tags 512529 + pending
On 21/01/09 at 14:59 +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Package: developers-reference
> Tags: patch
> The section on the delayed queue still mentions the legacy ~tfheen queue on
> gluck, while there's now an 'official' one on ftp-master:
> Attached patch updates the reference to reflect this new location, removes
> obsolete dput instructions and links to the queue overview.
Thanks a lot for your patch.
Following patch (slightly edited version of yours) committed to svn:
@@ -401,29 +401,28 @@ the Debian package <xref linkend="dcut"/> .
-Delayed uploads are done for the moment via the delayed queue at <literal>gluck
-</literal>. The upload-directory is
-<literal>gluck:~tfheen/DELAYED/-day</literal>. 0-day is uploaded
-multiple times per day to <literal>&ftp-master-host;</literal>.
-With a fairly recent dput, this section
+It is sometimes useful to upload a package immediately, but to want this
+package to arrive in the archive only a few days later. For example,
+when preparing a <link linkend="nmu">Non-maintainer Upload</link>,
+you might want to give the maintainer a few days to react.
-method = scp
-fqdn = gluck.debian.org
-incoming = ~tfheen
-in <filename>~/.dput.cf</filename> should work fine for uploading to the
+An upload to the delayed directory keeps the package in
+the deferred uploads queue"</ulink>.
+When the specified waiting time is over, the package is moved into
+the regular incoming directory for processing.
+This is done through automatic uploading to
+<literal>&ftp-master-host;</literal> in upload-directory
+<literal>DELAYED/-day</literal>. 0-day is uploaded
+multiple times per day to <literal>&ftp-master-host;</literal>.
-<emphasis>Note:</emphasis> Since this upload queue goes to
-<literal>&ftp-master-host;</literal>, the prescription found in <xref
-linkend="upload-ftp-master"/> applies here as well.
+With dput, you can use the <literal>--delayed DELAY</literal>
+parameter to put the package into one of the queues.
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