[Piuparts-devel] Bug#698526: Bug#698526: Sort known issues by reverse dependency count

Dave Steele dsteele at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 12:56:08 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 6:56 AM, Andreas Beckmann <debian at abeckmann.de> wrote:
> What I'd like to see is (in probable order of implementation)
> * piuparts-report "discovering" all existing known problem descriptions
> instead of hardcoding them
>   - need to add ordering information somehow, perhaps by adding a
>     number prefix:  42_foo_not_found_issue.conf
>     or by adding a variable with a sort key inside
>     (there should be a bug or some todo entries about this)
>   - needs to move title information from piuparts-report to .conf
> * piuparts-report generating the known problem reports, allowing access
>   to packagedb etc. for "better" reports, making .tpl files obsolete
> * getting rid of error/issue redundancies
> * computing the .kpr with python re instead of grep
> * adjusting the .conf and .kpr formats to what is actually needed

I would prioritize python re. The results could affect the strategy
for the rest.

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