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Re: NMUs and (auto-)subscription to the PTS



On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 10:28:44AM -0400, Matthias Julius wrote:
> Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> writes:
> 
> > On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 06:35:57AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> >> 
> >> ISTR a discussion about automatically subscribing NMUers to the PTS for
> >> the package, and dropping the subscription with the next upload of the
> >> package (be it a maintainer upload or not).
> >
> > That's a particularly good trigger for unsubscription.
> 
> You only have to make sure not to unsubscribe people that did not get
> subscribed automatically because they had been subscribed already.

Hopefully, yes.  It's pretty trivial, though -- a flag in the PTS
subscription database to indicate that the subscription was automatic as the
result of an NMU.  No flag, no unsub.  If the address manually subscribes in
the meantime, you just clear the flag and move on.

- Matt



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