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Re: Team naming policy on salsa.debian.org


On Sun, 31 Dec 2017, Riku Voipio wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 02:17:24PM +0100, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez wrote:
> > Following with your example (pkg-suricata-team) I prefer to make it
> > explicit for people outside debian that this is about packaging.
> > So I usually put the 'pkg' string also in individual repos, i.e.:
> > pkg-suricata-team/pkg-suricata.git
> If your git tree has only debian/ directory, that is accurate. However,
> in case you have the whole upstream tree there, that is misleading. 
> Especially if you have delta against upstream. It would be good to
> signal casual visitors that this repo has upstream changes that might
> be interesting for them.
> So I would limit the pkg- prefix for repos that really only carry debian
> packaging.

Furthermore, naming the repository like the source package makes it
easier to forward mails via the package tracker. You can just send
the commit notifications to dispatch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. Otherwise
you have to use something like dispatch+<source>_vcs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
to override the automatic guess of the package name.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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