Re: Idea for dealing with transitions
On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 06:29:40 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Maybe we could start by a simpler solution, not involving dak:
> - parse the hints files
> - get a list of source packages where:
> - version in testing != version in unstable
> - version in unstable is mentioned in a hints files
> for each source package in that list, display a big warning on the PTS:
> This package is mentioned in an hints file. It might be part of an
> ongoing transition. Please don't upload without asking permission from
> the release team, or you might add a long delay to the transition of a
> lot of packages to testing.
Most source packages involved in transitions aren't mentioned in hints
files. You'd have to extract the whole dependency tree.