[Build-common-hackers] Please fix cdbs version 0.4.26-4

Martin Quinson martin.quinson@loria.fr
Wed, 18 May 2005 16:16:10 +0200

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On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 12:49:03PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 08:07:09AM +0200, Martin Quinson wrote:
> >=20
> > On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 06:28:05PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > > I just spent some hours battling against cdbs.  I think the changes i=
> > > 0.4.26-4 were a total desaster, leading to bugs #294694, #295250, #29=
> > > #299010, #300465 and a few other ones that I might have to file after=
> > > ones are fixed.  This potentially introduces build regressions in hun=
dreds of=20
> > > packages,
> I wouldn't worry so much.  Most of these bugs (now fixed, anyway) were not
> introduced in -4.  And I only recall one of them being a regression.

I agree that this mail was a bit catastrophic, but my overall impression is
that you could use another volunteer like me, couldn't you?

> > Were does the source files lives nowadays? The cvs seems to be unused s=
> > months, and there is nothing on svn.debian.org. I seem to remember of y=
> > guys leaking some arch files in the package, once upon a time, but where
> > could I find this?
> We don't use revision control currently, just the package sources.  It's =
> ideal but at least _I_ don't have time to setup a subversion repo for cdb=
s (and
> I don't think Jeff does either).

But would you like me to do so? I just converted the shadow packaging cvs to
svn. It was on alioth also, so I guess that if you guys add me as developer
of cdbs, I should be able to do the same here...

Btw, thanks a lot for -29.

Bye, Mt.

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