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




On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 12:42:28PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:21 AM, Guillem Jover wrote:
> 
> > I'm also growing some URL switching fatigue when it comes to Debian's
> > git repos. And that's one of the reasons I moved all my packaging to
> > my own server some time ago.
> 
> This is just a symptom of a Debian design flaw that dates back to
> before we started using VCSen for packaging. We include information in
> the source package that can change independently of the source package
> (such as Vcs-*, Homepage, debian/watch, Maintainer/Uploaders etc).
> These should be stored externally to source packages and merged into
> the Packages/Sources files by the archive software.

+1

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