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Re: Packages without watch file

Hi Martin,

Am Donnerstag, den 30.12.2010, 07:00 -0300 schrieb Martín Ferrari:
> 2010/12/30 Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org>:
> > we (DHG) have some packages without a watch file, mostly because the
> > upstream website has vanished. Currently, they are flagged as “work in
> > progress”: http://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-haskell
> >
> > Is there a way to ignore missing watch files? Maybe by ignoring watch
> > files containing just a comment?
> How about a specially formatted comment? We already have something
> like that for changelogs (for ignoring some trivial non-uploaded
> changes).
> I am thinking in something like:
> /^#\s*IGNORE(?:.*)$/
> for a optional comment on the reason for ignoring

that’d be optimal for our purposes.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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