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Re: New GitLab-Salsa service and Debian-Science Team

On Monday, 8 January 2018 09:30:10 AEDT Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2018 at 06:48:56PM +1100, Stuart Prescott wrote:
> > Are you also thinking to change the canonical URLs for git repos in the
> > policy to point at salsa rather than anonscm? Let's not just yet. It
> > seems premature to assume that the salsa name will be canonical rather
> > than an implementation detail of the day; anonscm was, after all,
> > supposed to be something that stayed with us to save us having to change
> > 24k source packages. It's also not clear that the AliothRewriter is a
> > permanent solution. (Perhaps Cool URLs Do Change.)
> It has been made clear by the Alioth/Salsa admins that anonscm.d.o is
> deprecated and that the new canonical URL is salsa.d.o. See the
> documentation for the anonscm URL rewriter:
>  https://salsa.debian.org/salsa/AliothRewriter/blob/master/README.md
> “The existence of this list should not mean that VCS control fields
> shouldn't get updated with the next upload. This map is just a workaround.”


Given that only half of the packages in the archive get uploaded in any given 
release cycle, the proposal is to needlessly upload the other half. Sounds 
like fun.

Stuart Prescott    http://www.nanonanonano.net/   stuart@nanonanonano.net
Debian Developer   http://www.debian.org/         stuart@debian.org
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