[Aptitude-devel] aptitude 0.8.16 and no changelog and how to subscribe to know about mails to aptitude at packages.debian.org

shirish शिरीष shirishag75 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 07:16:47 UTC 2012

in-line :-

2012/1/26 Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com>:
> I suspect you have probably used the form on the PTS web interface to
> do this by now, but just to clear up about the email interface ...

no, didn't use the form on the PTS web interface, instead used the
instructions there and tried to use the webmail interface.

>> This is an email I got from owner at packages.qa.debian.org :-
>>> Subject: Your mail
>>> subscribe <aptitude> [shirishag75 at gmail.com] {=} <default,cvs>
>> <aptitude> is neither a source package nor a binary package.
>> It may be a 'pseudo package' or a mistake...
>> A confirmation mail has been sent to [shirishag75 at gmail.com].
>>> --
>> Stopping processing here.
> The various types of bracket are used to indicate syntax, they aren't
> included in the actual commands, i.e. "<sourcepackage>" becomes
> "aptitude", "[<email>]" means that it is optional to include an email
> address (you can leave it out if sending the mail from the address you
> want subscribed).
> Try:
> subscribe aptitude shirishag75 at gmail.com
> keyword aptitude shirishag75 at gmail.com = default cvs

thanx, the above fixed it for me :)

I got the confirmation email. Guessing it just needed the alphanumeric
key in the subject, confirmed that.
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