[Debichem-devel] Conflict between debian/upstream (DEP-12) & debian/upstream/ (uscan)

Bastien ROUCARIES roucaries.bastien at gmail.com
Sat Feb 22 07:34:31 UTC 2014

Le 12 févr. 2014 15:41, "Andreas Tille" <andreas at an3as.eu> a écrit :
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 04:11:41PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > Le Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 12:06:42AM -0500, James McCoy a écrit :
> > >
> > > That being said, I don't have access to most of the packages.  Even
if I
> > > did, it feels "dirty" to go and commit to a couple hundred packages I
> > > have no involvement with instead of adapting two pieces of software to
> > > deal with both path names.
> >
> > Hi James,
> >
> > you already have commit access to the Debian Med packages, like all
> > Debian developers.  Please go ahead !
> I take this "go ahead" for "yes, I accept the move".  While I would have
> no problems with this I wonder if it is appropriate to simply go on here
> without at least informing Debian Science and DebiChem who also maintain
> some d/upstream files.  If I might have sounded against the move in the
> past my main problem was that the affected parties were not included into
> the decision making process.

Lintian vive pièce of advice for using debian/upstream file....

I think the problem will more important than you think

> So I have put the relevant mailing lists in CC to at least give people
> lurking there some heads up and a slight chance to insist.
> I would say:  If nobody will insist until after the weekend we might go
> ahead.  And for the actual action I agree with Charles that I see no
> problem if James would simply commit a change to Debian Med repositories
> (SVN and Git).  That's fine and would save us (me or Charles) some work
> and is perfectly possible permission-wise.
> Kind regards
>       Andreas.
> PS: I think I did not got any answer to my question about further plans
>     for the debian/upstream/ dir.  I would be really happy to understand
>     the big picture to make sure we will not again invent something which
>     needs to be changed later on.
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