Re: darcs.debian.org broken?
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Am 2015-07-19 um 09:48 schrieb Joachim Breitner:
> Am Samstag, den 18.07.2015, 22:08 +0200 schrieb Alexander Wirt:
>> On Sat, 18 Jul 2015, James McCoy wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 18, 2015 at 08:24:51PM +0200, Simon Kainz wrote:
>>>> DUCK  just informed me, that there are ~750 issues with
>>>> VCS -Darcs URLS , mosty 404. This seems to be the fact
>>>> since now 3 days. Please take care of that.
>>> This is due to the Darcs repositories being decommissioned
>>> and moved to git.
Ok, good to know - I already stated debugging my URL checking scripts...
>> Yeah, knowing this in advance would helped me not to do a debug
>> session on alioth..
> Maybe the idea of having some data that is only useful if
> up-to-date (where the VCS is) inside something that we want to be
> static (package metadata) is bad design...
Hmm, the data itself might as well be up-to-date and continually
changing, as long as the URL pointing to it is (somwhat) stable,
everything should be OK. Or am I getting this wrong?
> Anyways, we expect to do sourceful uploads of all Haskell packages
> when we land GHC-7.10 in Debian, sometime the coming weeks. By that
> time, we will update the VCS fields.
Great, thank you.
> Speaking of which: Do you have any good suggestion about what the
> VCS -Git field should actually say, given that we have one git
> repository with packages in subdirectories?
> Greetings, Joachim
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