Re: salsa commit mailing list
* Olivier Sallou <email@example.com> on 18 Jan 2018 13:05:57 +0100
we'll be able to discuss abuot salsa at next sprint.
It appears however that there will be no salsa mailing list for commits,
like available in alioth.
We can subscribe personally to repository updates, but there will no
more be any specific commit mailing list, and debian mailing list are
not targeted for such usage (as said in salsa doc).
Do we want to keep such a mailing list ? if yes, what could be the
We can take inspiration on how the Debian Octave Group (DOG) cope with
the problem. The DOG used to have a mailing list for commit
notifications . When the package repositories migrated into Salsa,
they started using the dispatch feature of tracker.d.o .
First, a team for the DOG was created at tracker.d.o . Then, the DOG
developers subscribed individually to that team. By default, when
subscribing to a team, one is subscribed to all packages belonging to
that team. However, it is possible to mute specific packages through the
subscription web interface . In order to receive push email
notifications, it is necessary to keep the "vcs" keyword active (this is
Finally, the "Email on push" integration service was activated for
each project in Salsa and the following address was added:
Note that this task can be automated through the GitLab API, for example
by using Mehdi Dogguy's emails_on_push.sh script .