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Re: New lintian warning: vcs-deprecated-in-debian-infrastructure




Hi,

On Thu, 22 Mar 2018, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> I'm repeating myself, but could we please find another way to store
> this information than in the source package? I'd like to see all of

Sure.

> I envision a service, metadata.debian.org, with a suitable
> authenticated API to allow Debian package maintainers to update the
> information, and having tracker.debian.org, dak, and other parties
> fetch the data from metadata service, for inclusion in, say, Packages
> files.

I don't think we need an entirely new service. tracker.debian.org
already has working authentication and I (as the main service maintainer)
am in favor of going into this direction.

It's just a matter of someone volunteering to do the work.

Cheers,
-- 
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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