[Filesystems-devel] Bug#904286: f2fs-tools: Please package f2fs-tools v1.11.0

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Wed Aug 22 02:54:37 BST 2018

On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 6:32 PM, Vincent Cheng <vcheng at debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:36 PM, Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 01:01:10PM -0700, Vincent Cheng wrote:
>>> I can't find a reference right now, but I seem to recall that one of
>>> the Alioth admins pointed out that mailing lists specifically for
>>> package/bug tracking purposes (i.e. not used for discussion) shouldn't
>>> be migrated to lists.d.o. I don't know what other alternatives there
>>> are, however. I haven't really kept up with the Alioth
>>> migration/deprecation as you can probably tell. :)
>> I thought there a difference between package-specific mailing lists
>> and groups that maintain a large number of packages (e.g., python, X,
>> etc.)  But I could be wrong.  I thought the lists.alioth.debian.org
>> was only guaranteed to be around for a year, but we do have time to
>> figure out what to do.
> It's certainly worth a try to see if the lists.d.o admins would allow
> the creation of a filesystems-devel list. Do we need someone to
> volunteer to be list admin for the new list? I did so when I requested
> for the old alioth list to be migrated to alioth-lists.d.n, but that
> was mostly to prevent RC bugs from kicking f2fs-tools out of testing,
> and not because I particularly enjoy being a list admin.

It looks like there's no need to nominate a specific person as list
admin, so I went ahead and filed #906898 to request that
debian-filesystems at l.d.o be created. If that falls through, maybe we
could piggyback on debian-kernel or some other list?


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