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Re: salsa.debian.org (git.debian.org replacement) going into beta




Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 09:38:11AM -0500, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 7:37 AM, Ole Streicher <olebole@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Question here is: how does the tracker identify which packages are team
>> > maintained? Currently, this is done with the maintainers mail address
>> > (which is f.e. debian-science-maintainers@alioth.d.o). However, when
>> > this address is gone, we would need an alternative.
>> 
>> Someone just has to add the packages to the team list. It's a one-time
>> maintenance cost that in my opinion takes very little time. I don't
>> think it's a scalability problem at all. Surely, someone can spend a
>> few seconds per package.…
>
> On the other hand, this is something that will notoriously get forgotten.
> Thus, some automation would be needed, otherwise it'll quicky go out of sync
> badly.

Aren't there Python APIs for both? Then, this would be trivial.

Cheers

Ole