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Help with watch file (Was: gnumed-client: New upstream version available)


DEHS is reporting new versions of GNUmed with the current watch file
which says:


These "new" versions are only release candidates (0.4-rc\d) which should
not be packaged (as I agreed with upstream).  So I might live with these
false alarms for the next couple of weeks but I would like to fix the
watch file properly.  So I tried:


but this does not even detects the recent version (0.3.10).  My guess is
that uscan is at first seeking for the directory with the highest version
(  http://www.gnumed.de/downloads/client/0.4  ) and then parses for the
tarball which matches GNUmed-client\.([\d\.]+)\.tgz - but there is no such
file (these are only in (  http://www.gnumed.de/downloads/client/0.3  ).

So I wonder whether I missed some trick in my watch file or whether this
should rather be regarded as an uscan bug which should go back to the
directory with the next lower version number and scan the files there.

What do you think?

Kind regards



---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 05:41:28 +0000
From: Debian External Health System <dehs-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
To: gnumed-client@packages.qa.debian.org
Subject: [Debian-med-packaging] gnumed-client: New upstream version available


The Debian External Health System (a.k.a. DEHS) has found a new upstream version
 of the package gnumed-client in the unstable distribution.
The current package version is 0.3.10-1 and latest by upstream is 0.4-rc6.

If you are the maintainer or a co-maintainer of the package
 please consider updating the package.

The source code of version 0.4-rc6 by upstream can be found at:

For more information please refer to the DEHS report of gnumed-client at:

If you believe this message can be improved in any way don't hesitate to contact me
 by replying to this message.
Note that the latest version by upstream is found thanks to the debian/watch file
 provided by the package, in case this message is a false positive please review
 the watch file before reporting.

Raphael Geissert

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