On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 12:32:44PM -0700, Alec Warner wrote:
> What if my herd email address is different from my bugzie address?
> Can I have both in herds.xml?  What if my herd address *isn't* a
> bugzie account, will the world end?
I don't know any herd where the herd email is not the same as the bugzie
email. Why would this case arise anyway? The mail aliases reside on dev,
and the duplication doesn't make sense.

> How can we automatically detect when developers make mistakes in
> editing herds.xml?
There is a validation CGI in Bugzie, I created it for when somebody (I
forgot who) was checking all of the metadata and herd emails previously,
which we should probably automated.

> > 1. For handling <herd>no-herd</herd>, we should add an entry into herds.xml 
> > to
> >   catch it (maintainer-needed <at> g.o). Every herd listed in an ebuild 
> > MUST be in
> >   herds.xml.
> You and I both know this is not going to be true.  Complicated
> solution; make Repoman do it.  Certainly it is the 'correct' thing to
> do; however I don't expect it to get implemented or deployed quickly.
> Hacky solution: run script on osprey that tries to validate tree
> metadata against herds.xml and annoy herds who forgot to add
> themselves.
Yes, automation is useful here.

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux Developer & Infra Guy
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