[clc-devel] testing the new contrib
jasonthomasdolan at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 29 18:12:48 UTC 2005
--- Johannes Winkelmann <jw at tks6.net> wrote:
> Simone and I have set up a prtsync service on
> clc.morpheus.net, which
> uses Jay Dolan's prtsync script to merge an
> arbitrary number of httpup
> repositories to a single collection.
> The service is set up according to the rules defined
> In case of problems and added/removed ports,
> notifications are sent to
> clc-contrib at lists.berlios.de. An archive for this
> list can be seen at
> The collection itself can be found at
> The plan is to do an internal test this week, and do
> a second, public
> round of testing next week.
> That said, we'd like to ask for the following:
> - testers who want to have their repo synced, and
> want to help to iron
> out bugs in the notification and merge processes
> - testers who don't care about the bugs but just
> want to help optimizing
> the work procedure
> - reviewers of the Wiki page (NewContribRules)
> If you're interested in one of the above, please
> reply to this message.
> Please also include collection name (e.g. sip, jw,
> etc), your email
> address and the repository url. Also note that for a
> port to be synced,
> it has to be marked explicitely with a ".sync" file
> (in the same
> directory as the Pkgfile). Its content is ignored,
> so you can simply
> touch it.
> Known issues:
> - conflict notifications are sent out hourly; this
> should be reduced to
> an immediate initial warning, and daily reminders
> - reports about added/removed ports are send hourly;
> maybe those
> shouldn't go to the list, since they might not be
> interesting enough
> Thanks for your interest.
> Kind regards, Johannes
> Johannes Winkelmann mailto:jw at tks6.net
> Bern, Switzerland http://jw.tks6.net
> clc-devel mailing list
> clc-devel at lists.berlios.de
Hehe, well, I'd just like to point out that since jw
adopted prtsync for a while, it's hardly "my" script
anymore. But I'll soon be maintaining it officially
again, and it will be available in CONTRIB (or OPT?
;)) soon - as my plan is to provide some tools for
httpup repository maintainers within the script. I'll
also try to address the current known issues.
Software Engineer, Systems Analyst
Windmill Cycles, Inc.
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