Re: Alioth: the future of mailing lists
- Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:55:26 +0200
- From: Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Alioth: the future of mailing lists
On Mon, 18 Sep 2017, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > - Distribution lists for use in the Maintainer: field. We suggest
> > that, with maybe some extra code, this use-case could be well served
> > by the tracker.debian.org service for almost all purposes.
> Reading https://tracker.debian.org/docs/about.html#email-interface it
> seems that the e-mail address <package>@tracker.debian.org is usable
> not only for tracker-generated mails.
Hum, that documentation is a bit outdated. What you have to use is
actually dispatch+<package>@tracker.debian.org. But I would not want
people to use this email address in Maintainer fields.
Instead we should use <package>@packages.debian.org. But for this we
need a lintian upload and a lintian backport to be installed on
(I filed this after
> Please advice and update
I did not do that, feel free to do it based on my answers.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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