"Robin H. Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > 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.
the gentopia guys seem to have this annoying scheme: herd email is [EMAIL PROTECTED] while bugzi account is [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > 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. for me. i have started using it today.. thanks! > > > > 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. very few packages do not have a herd; no ebuilds have a wrong herd listed, but there are tons of other errors in our metadata...
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