Re: debian/watch file and berlios
Thank you Lutz!
Just checked -- it worked!
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Lutz Henckel wrote:
> Hi Yarik,
> is should work again. A wrong configuration has forbidded
> access of User Agents beginning with "D".
> Yaroslav Halchenko schrieb:
> >Dear Lutz,
> >I am a Debian developer who packages a FOSS software hosted at
> >berlios.de. As a part of packaging, we use a convenience tool named
> >uscan which checks the upstream page for available new versions.
> >Since some time ago, berlios's website is not allowing the tool to use
> >its native Agent string ("Debian uscan 2.9.27") and forbids the access.
> >Is there a chance to adjust web server configuration to allow uscan to
> >access the pages? If it is not of your responsibility, could you
> >please forward this request to appropriate person?
> >For the reference and examples of invocation please see
> >Thank you in advance for your help
> >On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> >>I am sorry if I am trying to wake up a dead issue, but
> >>On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> >>>On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:17:29AM -0500, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> >>>>I think there are 2 problems:
> >>>>- Berlios apparently rejects based on User-Agent.
> >>>Fixed in 2.9.24, I believe.
> >>Indeed there is a changelog entry:
> >> * uscan: set HTTP user agent name (Closes: #397354)
> >>and current 2.9.27 version of uscan has:
> >>$user_agent->agent('Debian uscan 2.9.27');
> >>and my uscan fails with:
> >>| -- In debian/watch, processing watchfile line:
> >>| opts=downloadurlmangle=s/prdownload/download/ http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7729
> >>| uscan warning: In watchfile debian/watch, reading webpage
> >>| http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7729 failed: 403 Forbidden
> >>so imho issue persists since berlios seems to don't allow uscan as the
> >>agent effectively bringing #397354 back alive:
> >>| *$> lynx -dump 'http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7729' | head -3
> >>| BerliOS : DevCounter WebCalendar Developer
> >>| SourceAgency SourceLines Partners Contact Us
> >>| $> lynx -useragent='Debian uscan 2.9.27' -dump 'http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7729'
> >>| Warning: User-Agent string does not contain "Lynx" or "L_y_n_x"!
> >>| Forbidden
> >>| You don't have permission to access /project/showfiles.php on this
> >>| server.
> >>| _________________________________________________________________
> >>| Apache/1.3.34 Server at developer.berlios.de Port 80
> >>P.S. Sorry for an extensive list of Addressees -- just wanted to
> >>follow-up on existing thread/issue.
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