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

Yaroslav Halchenko debian at onerussian.com
Sat Feb 22 15:43:10 UTC 2014

Have I missed the background? 

is debian/watch getting renamed to debian/upstream -- where is the

On Wed, 12 Feb 2014, Andreas Tille wrote:

> 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 other
> > 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.

> 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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