[repo-coord] Re: Publicly submittable repository
link at subpop.net
Tue May 4 19:29:41 CEST 2004
:) Wow I've totally forgotten what I wrote in this thread.
Axel Thimm wrote:
> this is a pre-announce about ATrpms going multi-developer!
> There are already several people contributing rpms to ATrpms which I
> manually fold into ATrpms. I am now setting up developer accounts to
> ATrpms' systems to allow direct inclusion of new or updated rpms
> without any intervention on my behalf.
> I haven't come up with any better policy for submission/acceptance for
> now than "relayed to each developer's conscience". First built
> packages will fall into the "experimental" section and be
> automatically promoted to higher stability classes depending on time
> waiting in repo w/o any blocking mechanisms (e.g. each developer will
> be able to hold back the package into "experimental" or whatever repo
> will be chosen). I deliberately want a very simple model based mainly
> on trust to co-developers.
> I'm posting this into this thread, because I believe (or hope, which
> is the same for me ;) that ATrpms will soon become a publicly
> submittable repository in the spirit Link described in his mail.
> All the above are suggestions from my behalf, I will let the interested
> developers/packagers decide on what methods/policies etc. to use.
> Currently I am under the hood preparing this setup, mainly involved
> with enlarging disk and network capacities :)
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:22:59AM -0700, Link Dupont wrote:
>>On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 11:17 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
>>>On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 01:53:30AM -0700, Link Dupont wrote:
>>>>I've recently gotten into Debian packaging, and the Debian community has
>>>>put together a public repository for packages not in the main
>>>>If I get enough positive response from this I will draft up a more
>>>>formal proposal. This would have to be a volunteer & cooperative effort.
>>>>For example, I do not have bandwidth nor server space to host anything,
>>>>but I am willing to put in time to develop a website & submission system
>>>>(possibly even package submission tools, like shell scripts and such
>>>>So what do you guys think?
>>>I'd love package submission tools! Maybe the ones there can be used directly?
>>Off-hand, I'd say we'd need a fixed archive (repository) structure. Or
>>possibly write it into a config file. I've written up a series of
>>scripts I've titled spc-rpm-<function> like, spc-rpm-build,
>>spc-rpm-release, etc. They're along the same lines as package submission
>>tools. Submission tools could theoretically allow multiple users to add
>>packages to one archive. mentors.debian.net uses machine accounts for
>>each user and scp. Its possible to use anonymous upload, and have a
>>script run on the server that checks package signatures, and possibly
>>some other validation, and then adds them to the repository. Like
>>always, just brainstorming.
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