[Piuparts-devel] Bug#860769: please fix testing symlink and add stable symlink

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Wed May 3 14:13:21 UTC 2017

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 12:26:56AM +0200, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2017-04-19 22:51, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
> > $ ls -l /srv/piuparts.debian.org/htdocs/{testing,stable}
> > ls: cannot access /srv/piuparts.debian.org/htdocs/stable: No such file or directory
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 piupartsm piuparts 6 Jan 25  2015 /srv/piuparts.debian.org/htdocs/testing -> jessie

I've just now fixed that link to point to stretch…

> > testing should point to stretch, not jessie.
> > It’d be nice if “stable” could be created (pointing to jessie).
> Given the age of the testing link, I'd rather remove it. And I would not
> recommend adding any new *manually* created links.

agreed in principle, but as someone requested this link in the past, I've
decided in practice to fix it manually for now…

> But if we could
> manage these with piuparts-report.py via piuparts.conf ... patches
> welcome :-)

yeah. while we use python-distro-info, we also hardcode release stati
in distro.conf and instances/ ;-)

I guess we should probably start with a bug report and discuss the problem(s)
and an a approach to properly fix them there…

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