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Re: UDD schema for new queue

On 14/02/09 at 08:55 +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
>>> -- Sources
>>> CREATE TABLE new_sources (
>>>        source text,
>>>        version text,
>>>        maintainer text,
>>>        maintainer_name text,
>>>        maintainer_email text,
>>>        bin text,                  -- by parsing http://ftp-master.debian.org/new/<src>_<version>.html#dsc field "Binary:"
>> call it binaries? ask ftpmasters to export it to deb822?
> It's fine for me to use binaries instead of bin.
> I asked Gannef yesterday in IRC and he would accept a patch to DAK
> (https://ftp-master.debian.org/git/dak.git/).  I had a look into
>    people.debian.org:/org/upload.debian.org/dak/dak/show_new.py
> which creates the html pages of the new quere and I learned that
> it will be much less effort for me to parse the html result than
> to dive into DAK internals.  So if you are able to convince
> ftpmaster to export to deb822 this would be definitely a better
> solution but I can not spend the time I would need for the "right"
> solution.
>>>        closes int,                -- WNPP bug #
>> I think that a given NEW upload can close several bugs. (Think of
>> packages in NEW because of new binary packages, not just new source
>> packages).
> Sure.  But I would check UDD for the bug number whether it is
> a bug of wnpp and contains the magic strings ITP and the
> name of the package.  Would you consider this sufficient?
>>> If there is any better method to obtain the fields above than
>>> parsing HTML pages I would be really happy if you could enlighten
>>> me.
>> ask ftpmasters to export the data you want, if it's already available
>> somewhere?
> My initial mail, your mail and this mail are CC ftpmaster.  The
> fact that Gannef told me he would accept a patch lets me assume that
> while they are in principle open to include the code but that it does
> not yet exist (because Gannef would probably have told me).  So would
> you think that a gatherer which parses the HTML pages would do the
> job for the moment and can be enhanced later?
> Or should we rather start to just move the information of
>    http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.822
> into UDD for the moment and "wait".

Yeah, it would make sense to:
- add all the info from new.822 to UDD
- file a bug about exporting the other missing info through new.822
- have your script warn you when new fields are available in new.822.
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