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Re: RFS: mobile-broadband-provider-info (updated package)

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Bhavani Shankar R wrote:

> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/mobile-broadband-provider-info/mobile-broadband-provider-info_20111113-1.dsc

Built, signed and uploaded.

> Regarding watch file I'm a bit skeptical as its a package which has
> regular commits upstream and requires frequent updation of the package
> in the archives I think personally and using the ftp site for the
> tarball location in watch file could lead to confusions with the
> versions in the archive. And if the watch file is removed lintian
> throws up error. So Antii (marked in CC) can pitch in I guess.

This is why I think packaging it at all is possibly a bad idea since
people running Debian stable/oldstable will always have old
information. It would be better if the software that uses it were to
be responsible for downloading it periodically.



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