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Re: debian/watch sf redirector docs ?

Le lundi 11 mai 2009 à 15:16 +0200, Cyril Brulebois a écrit :
> Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu> (11/05/2009):
> > Hi.
> o<
> > Is there any docs about the "Debian qa sf redirector" that can be used
> > in debian/watch (apart from man uscan) ?
> > 
> > I'm looking for a way to state which "package" must be selected...
> > 
> > For instance, for mantis, using
> > "http://sf.net/mantisbt/mantisbt-(.+)\.tar\.gz" would report versions
> > like 1.2.0a3 where as one would like to select only versions among the
> > ones available in package "mantis-stable" as listed in
> > http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=14963
> not sure it's feasible. As a quick workaround, since the -devel ones
> seem to always have some letters (a for alpha, or rc), you could
> restrict your pattern to only match digits and dots.

Thanks, but I'm not so sure this is a really valid solution, without a
clear assurance of the numbering scheme upstream :(

As I understand it, the redirector doesn't use the web pages and goes
directly checking the download areas... so no way to detect such
"package" filtering ? :-(

Thanks anyway.

Olivier BERGER <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>
http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 1024D/6B829EEC
Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)

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