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Re: dh-r changes (Was: A common group on salsa.debian.org for R packages ?)

Hi all,

Le Tue, Jan 09, 2018 at 11:38:41AM +0100, Sébastien Villemot a écrit :
> I am ok with keeping for some time the old URLs with anonscm.d.o for existing
> packages, since the AliothRewriter makes them work. Once a final decision is
> made about the future of anonscm.d.o, we can update them accordingly.
> However note that we have a difficulty for new packages. Suppose that you
> introduce a new r-cran-foo package, what URL are you going to use?

I am also not excited by one more round of VCS URL updates.  (But I am
very excited by the availability of a GitLab server for Debian.)

In case the final decision of the anonscm and salsa admins is to require
for an URL update, I would tend to wait that `cme fix dpkg-contol`,
which I run when I touch an old package, would start to do the work for me.

In that sense, I think that it is fine to only update the behaviour of
dh-r once other pieces of the ecosystem (cme, lintian, ...) make the

Have a nice day,


Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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