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Re: watch file - remove or only comments?

On 11.10.2016 14:41, Eriberto wrote:
> Hi Dominik,
> 2016-10-11 8:53 GMT-03:00 Dominik George <nik@naturalnet.de>:
>> I wonder what of these two options is the "correct" solution for an
>> upstream that is not watch'able (e.g. has no release tarballs, etc.) -
>> besides making upstream have release tarballs, that is ;):
>>  a) no watch file
>>  b) a watch file with only comments
>> In case a), lintian complains and proposes to place a watch file with a
>> comment explaining why it is otherwise empty [0].
>> In case b), (at least( the DMD [1] complains about empty uscan output.
> To avoid a false impression that you ignored the watch file by
> laziness and to inform an actual status, I created three fake
> packages[1]. These packages say if there no upstream site, if there no
> release in upstream site or if the upstream site there a package but
> doesn't allow track it (using a JavaScript to block it, for example).
> Some people are using my fake packages and you can see the result in
> my DDPO[2]. Look at 0.No-Site, 0.No-Release and 0.No-Track.
> Feel free if you want to use this solution.
> [1] https://people.debian.org/~eriberto/#fake-packages
> [2] https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=eriberto@debian.org
> Regards,
> Eriberto

Great thing!



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