Bug#524120: transitions.yaml handling: the PTS needs to grok finished transitions
+ Mark Hymers (Wed, 15 Apr 2009 19:39:53 +0100):
> On Wed, 15, Apr, 2009 at 11:04:18AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli spoke thus..
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:25:40AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > > I see the PTS as the consumer of the YAML file. There can be,
> > > > theoretically, other consumers and basically you are implicitly
> > > > proposing that all consumers implement the "cleanup upon
> > > > migration" logics.
> > FWIW, Adam Barrat (thanks!) just prodded me on IRC about this,
> > remembering me that devscripts contains another "consumer" of that
> > YAML file (/usr/bin/transition-check), which is affected by the very
> > same problem. In a sense, that strengthen my feeling that the solution
> > should be FTP master side, let's gather some more comments ...
> As I've just mentioned to Dato and Luk on #-release, we've no objection
> to cleaning up the file at each dinstall and have a patch for it if
> they're happy for us to apply it. They're just discussing it now (I
> assume checking that it won't have any unwanted side effects from their
Right. I thought about it, and please do implement such cleaning on each
dinstall, and we can close this bug when the code is in place.
Additionally, it’d be great if a mail could be sent for each transition
that gets automatically cleaned, but it’s not a requisite.
- Are you sure we're good?
-- Rory and Lorelai