Re: Debian package without VCS
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).
> 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,