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




On 23/03/2018 17:04, Ole Streicher wrote:
> Why can't we have a flat name space with redirection
> 
> https://git.debian.org/<package>
> 
> (or similar) that just redirects to the proper real location within salsa?
> Our source package names are unique, so there should be no conflicts.
> 
> That would make the discovery of a certain package *much* easier than
> the current structured approach.

Isn't this in essence the idea at the base of the Vcs- fields in
debian/control?  Namely providing an universal way to map from packages
to repositories independently of where they are hosted?

Cheers,
Daniele