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

On Mon, Jan 08, 2018 at 11:41:45AM +0100, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> > It rather sounds like the doc above must be wrong.  Once the migration
> > is completed the package by package rewriter can be droped and anonscm
> > can point to salsa.  Anything else is not acceptable.
> Note that, even with your proposal, we would have to update the Vcs-* fields of
> all packages, because the Debian Science packages do not have the same access
> path on salsa.d.o as they did on alioth.d.o.
> I.e., assuming that anonscm.d.o is now an alias for salsa.d.o, we would have to replace:
> Vcs-Git: https://anonscm.debian.org/git/debian-science/packages/$pkg.git
> with:
> Vcs-Git: https://anonscm.debian.org/science-team/$pkg.git

Well, OK, but that's a problem of a non-optimal layout decision by
Debian Science which is surely a bit unfortunate.  But there must be a
solution which avoids that we need to update Vcs field every second
release.  For this very purpose anonscm was invented to make it the last
needed change in general.

Kind regards



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