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Re: Debian package without VCS



Hello Andrius,

On 08/30/2018 08:00 AM, Andrius Merkys wrote:
> Dear Mentors,
> 
> I have stumbled upon a source package 'pegtl', whose binary is in Debian, but the packaging files aren't on salsa.d.org. Moreover, d/control contains no VCS information. I would be happy to update the package to the newest upstream release.

There is an open ITP (#905853) for tao-pegtl-dev from bisco, who offered
to package the new and upcoming releases (upstream renamed the package
and changed the path of the header files, see the ITP for details).

cheers,
muri


> 
> My questions:
> 
> 1) I want package's source on salsa.d.org. Should I create a new repo on salsa.d.org and import 'pegtl' there with 'gbp import-dsc'?
> 
> 2) The package is not maintained by any team (cc'ing Muri Nicanor, the maintainer of 'pegtl'). Am I allowed to even touch it?
> 
> Best wishes,
> Andrius
> 


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