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Re: Bug#524120: transitions.yaml handling: the PTS needs to grok finished transitions

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


Mark Hymers <mhy at debian dot org>

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