[Savannah-hackers] Re: Handling maintainers@gnu.org

2003-10-13 Thread Karl Berry
Karl and Hugo, can you access the RT log of [EMAIL PROTECTED] to find the requests that are pending? I can't. I don't know the url and even if I did I'm sure I don't have permission. Bradley or someone on savannah, can you help? Paul Fisher [EMAIL PROTECTED] can perhaps tell you

[Savannah-hackers] Re: Hosted Projects List is not clear

2003-10-18 Thread Karl Berry
(Leaving rms off the cc since he has other things to worry about. :) probably because nobody think it was an important one before. Sure. The reason I thought of it is because of my work in the GNU evaluators group, which helps rms evaluate new software that has been submitted to GNU. One of

[Savannah-hackers] Re: [Savannah] know-how want to be a GNU package

2003-10-19 Thread Karl Berry
The following project was submitted to Savannah. It needs evaluation to become a GNU package, can you give it a look, please ? Thanks for forwarding, Hugo or I will reply to the author. Do you need us to reply individually to the messages you forward to gnueval-input? Or do you mark

[Savannah-hackers] joining www project

2003-11-02 Thread Karl Berry
Dear GNU web folks, (rms suggested I write to these lists about this ...) 1) According to rms, Brett stopped being the chief GNU webmaster about two months ago. He's still listed as the (only) project admin of the www project in savannah, though. And hence I wrote to him about joining

[Savannah-hackers] Re: joining www project

2003-11-03 Thread Karl Berry
It is possible to mirror cgi scripts (not via wget but rsync), I think that's the thing to do -- or to exclude from mirroring the few CGI pages and replace them by redirection to the www.gnu.org CGI pages. Well, certainly this tiny cgi does not need to be mirrored in any way. Asking

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [gnu.org #231727] Is libextractor a GNU package ?

2005-04-08 Thread Karl Berry
(from, say, PDF or OpenOffice formats), and many, many more. ** Evaluator: Karl Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] ** Describe in your own words what job(s) this program does: A program (and library) for extracting meta-information from many file formats. In general it seems fine, but the authors should

[Savannah-help-public] svn vs. arch

2005-05-18 Thread Karl Berry
I recently heard a rumour that you were working on adding GNU Arch support to savannah. Is that true, and if so, is it set in stone? FWIW, I personally would find subversion support far more useful for maintaining my GNU packages. Based on discussions with other GNU maintainers, I don't think I

Re: [Savannah-help-public] svn vs. arch

2005-05-22 Thread Karl Berry
GNU Savannah being, in a way, part of the GNU project, wouldn't it make sense to put efforts in supporting GNU Arch first? I can't argue with that. I wonder how and when Arch got dubbed GNU. It did not go through the evaluation process, as far as I can tell. Oh well. Best, k

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #104313] please remove /cvsroot/texinfo/texinfo/INSTALL, v

2005-06-11 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=104313 Summary: please remove /cvsroot/texinfo/texinfo/INSTALL,v Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Sat 06/11/2005 at 12:47

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #104314] moving sourceinstall to GNU

2005-06-11 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=104314 Summary: moving sourceinstall to GNU Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Sat 06/11/2005 at 13:30 Category: None

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #104313] please remove /cvsroot/texinfo/texinfo/INSTALL, v

2005-06-11 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Sylvain, cvs update -A fix the working directory. Aha! Although I've worked extensively with cvs branches and tags, I somehow never had occasion to use update -A before. It solved the problem. Thanks very much. Best, Karl ___

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #104516] new dotgnu-forum mailing lists

2005-07-29 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=104516 Summary: new dotgnu-forum mailing lists Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Fri 07/29/2005 at 22:10 Category: Mail server

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #104838] mailing lists for dotgnu

2005-11-14 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=104838 Summary: mailing lists for dotgnu Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Mon 11/14/05 at 15:20 Category: Mail server

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Fwd: question on GPL

2005-12-29 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Gaius, Lots of complications here. First, as Sylvain hypothesized, it's not necessary that every dependency of a GNU project be GNU. So you can use p2c in modula2 and modula2 can still potentially be dubbed GNU. That's fine. Second, if you are essentially maintaining p2c now, and want it

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #103933] Cleaning up mailing list archives?

2006-01-02 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #6, sr #103933 (project administration): What could be done to fix past archives, if maintainers are willing, is to take a copy of the mbox archives, clean them, and send them back. then run arch --wipe on lists.gnu.org to regenerate the html version. the mbox archives for

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105000] chmod a+x on *.test,v files

2006-01-02 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105000 Summary: chmod a+x on *.test,v files Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Mon 01/02/06 at 12:03 Category: Developer CVS

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #103933] Cleaning up mailing list archives?

2006-01-02 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Ralf, Will arch -wipe preserve URLs? No, it has no way to do so. It just regenerates the html from scratch, using the new mbox files as given. To preserve url's, the only method I can think of without programming is to leave the spam msgs in the mboxes, but without any subject or body.

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105008] populating diffutils cvs

2006-01-05 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105008 Summary: populating diffutils cvs Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Thu 01/05/06 at 08:52 Category: Developer CVS

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105061] mailman 2.1.7 update?

2006-01-22 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105061 Summary: mailman 2.1.7 update? Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Sun 01/22/06 at 10:35 Category: Mail server

Re: [Savannah-help-public] ssh to cvs.gnu.org doesn't work for me

2006-02-26 Thread Karl Berry
No problem in general for me. What I wanted to do is to catch recent versions of the files /gd/gnuorg/Copyright/request-* as indicated in http://www.gnu.org/prep/maintain/html_node/Copyright-Papers.html#Copyright-Papers. I asked rms about putting the files on the web. I don't see

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105214] GFDL policy

2006-03-08 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105214 Summary: GFDL policy Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Mon 03/06/06 at 11:29 Category: Savannah website

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105214] GFDL policy

2006-03-08 Thread Karl Berry
Please remember the last gnu-prog-discuss leak wrt Thomas Bushnell and do not copy messages from private mailing lists :) Sure. I don't think there is anything secret about what rms wrote, it's going to all be public anyway, or I wouldn't have quoted it. Afaicr the final word was

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105214] GFDL policy

2006-03-10 Thread Karl Berry
I suggest mass mailing. Of course. But, as I said, I need the list of projects (if not admins). Can you send it to me? I had the impression you already generated the list of problematic projects, since you gave rms numbers of projects in each problematic category. In any case, I have no

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105224] panada-* lists lacking archive directory

2006-03-13 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105224 Summary: panada-* lists lacking archive directory Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Sun 03/12/06 at 10:47 Category: Mail

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105224] panada-* lists lacking archive directory

2006-03-15 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #105224 (project administration): Since no reply, I figured nothing was crucial about this, and just mkdir'd the directories in question. Hopefully that will solve it. ___ Reply to this item at:

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105224] panada-* lists lacking archive directory

2006-03-17 Thread Karl Berry
We're a bit busy at the moment so maybe that's not a safe assumption ;) Well, it was just a mkdir. Seemed harmless enough, and I was tired of getting the daily reminder about it. _Public_ archives are managed by mharc, I'm not sure Mailman needs this directory. As I wrote, mailman

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105214] GFDL policy

2006-03-21 Thread Karl Berry
Following is the list of admins, then my initial list of impacted project with some explicit files. Thanks very much. I'll work on the next step of sending out the mailings. ___ Savannah-help-public mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [gnu.org #282683] [EMAIL PROTECTED] not working

2006-04-01 Thread Karl Berry
Karl had recreated the list but it seems not the domains directory, True, I did forget. My apologies. ___ Savannah-help-public mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/savannah-hackers

[Savannah-help-public] savannah doa

2006-04-06 Thread Karl Berry
Going anywhere on savannah.gnu.org right now, I get db errors: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) Or: Failed to connect to database. Please contact as soon as possible server administrators. Until this problem get fixed, you will

[Savannah-help-public] Re: www-commits mailing list

2006-04-07 Thread Karl Berry
Can you check if the list config (domains, etc) is correct? The domains/gnu.org file is there. In the perl script, namely, we pass the list domain to Mailman (so the Mailman virtual config kicks in). host_name on the General Options page is set to gnu.org. Is anything else supposed

[Savannah-help-public] Re: www-commits mailing list

2006-04-07 Thread Karl Berry
Can you check in ~mharc/mboxes? My test msgs disappeared into the ether, but it's just as well, the first real message has been received, so I guess all is fine. Thanks. ___ Savannah-help-public mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Savannah-help-public] Re: Fwd: Invitation to Participate in Summer of Code 2006

2006-04-22 Thread Karl Berry
toby What would be nice to have would be a query on Savannah for any help wanted request logged by a project that's a GNU project. Yes, I agree, this would be great. (Unrelated to the summer-of-code stuff.) In fact, I seem to remember posting something like that as a suggestion in the

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105320] navbar: brave gnu world moribund?

2006-04-24 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105320 Summary: navbar: brave gnu world moribund? Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Monday 04/24/06 at 06:26 Category: Savannah

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105358] cleaning out bug-dap and dap-users archives

2006-05-20 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105358 Summary: cleaning out bug-dap and dap-users archives Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Saturday 05/20/2006 at 11:50

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105358] cleaning out bug-dap and dap-users archives

2006-05-21 Thread Karl Berry
https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/ListServer List Deletion :) Thanks. I only wanted to delete the archives, not the whole list, but that told me about the mharc setup, which is what I didn't know. Of course, then I made a mistake and ended up blowing away the entire lists (bug-dap

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105361] mozilla tri-license as option?

2006-05-23 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105361 Summary: mozilla tri-license as option? Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Tuesday 05/23/2006 at 16:39 Category: Savannah

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105361] mozilla tri-license as option?

2006-05-24 Thread Karl Berry
rather a system-wide list of licenses that are offered to project submitter Right. and could be used to performs searches in the future. Right, and, for that reason, I thought it would be useful to more accurately represent the license. Anyway, thanks for adding the option.

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105358] cleaning out bug-dap and dap-users archives

2006-06-03 Thread Karl Berry
about allowing modifications on instructions all users will use. In Well, as you know, this was an info page for savannah admins, not users. I can imagine that the process is the same, though. Anyway user comments are activated, so you can add comments to a page Hmm, won't that just

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #105358] cleaning out bug-dap and dap-users archives

2006-06-03 Thread Karl Berry
When you add a comment in a zwiki page, the contents of the comments are added at the end of the page, wiki-style :) Right, it seems like it would be better in context, that's all. (There are also a lot of typos on https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/ListServer I could fix if I could

[Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

2006-06-21 Thread Karl Berry
Dear Loic and all, We've discussed the possibility of having a GNU help wanted list on savannah in the past (more than once). It's come up again and rms said he would like to make it a higher priority. (Cc'ing rms so he can confirm.) It would seem to amount to a filter on

Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

2006-06-25 Thread Karl Berry
It's a matter of modifying www/people/index.php and www/includes/general.php so that in addition to filtering by category, you can also filter by one or more project type (GNU, www.gnu.org portion, etc.). Glad to hear it. Can you (or someone) work on this, please?

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105449] [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

2006-07-14 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?func=detailitemitem_id=105449 Summary: [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Friday 07/14/2006 at 06:39 Category: Mail

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105557] gawk source tarball

2006-09-15 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?105557 Summary: gawk source tarball Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Friday 09/15/2006 at 11:28 Category: Developer CVS Priority: 5 -

Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

2006-09-15 Thread Karl Berry
:57 +0200 From: Sylvain Beucler [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Karl Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again) On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:29:46PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote: Dear Loic

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105584] gawk - gawk-stable

2006-09-25 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?105584 Summary: gawk - gawk-stable Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Monday 09/25/2006 at 13:56 Category: Anonymous CVS Priority: 5 -

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105500] dealing with spam and blacklisting: respond_to_post_request=no and listhelper

2006-09-25 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #105500 (project administration): FWIW, I definitely think/agree that respond_to_post_requests should be no by default. As for listhelper, it's ok with me to use it by default. Seems like it could only help. It seems the integrated system being implemented by GNU

[Savannah-help-public] ~list/bin renamed?

2006-09-28 Thread Karl Berry
I see ~list/bin was renamed to ~list/bin-disabled on lists.gnu.org. Anyone know what the story is? I was using ~list/bin/mail-if-nonempty to avoid useless cron messages, while getting useful ones. The other two scripts there were just little things I wrote for convenience, not invoked

[Savannah-help-public] reject

2006-09-29 Thread Karl Berry
We're now using a new backend process that disables mailing lists Renaming the domains/gnu.org (or whatever) file, or is it more involved now? functionnal, the archives are kept, but they reject new mail. Rejected, or bounced (no such address)? Rejected creates backscatter

Re: [Savannah-help-public] ~list/bin renamed?

2006-09-29 Thread Karl Berry
- the volunteer who helps with lists.gnu.org (sorry I forgot his name :/) FYI, I'm up to three now -- TJ Bryan, Carl Anderson, and Anthony Bryan (no relation). apparently contacted [EMAIL PROTECTED] or [EMAIL PROTECTED] and Vincent Caron got the mail. Puzzling. It's possible

Re: [Savannah-help-public] ~list/bin renamed?

2006-10-03 Thread Karl Berry
This doesn't explain how Caron got it :/ Perhaps the volunteer just made a mistake, or Caron got confused. Caron was the admin on other moribund lists, so we mailed to him for those. Impossible to say without seeing the actual msgs involved. What did I suggest you to add to the wiki

Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

2006-10-12 Thread Karl Berry
place for them to look. Now, I think there are at least two places to look: https://savannah.gnu.org/people/ and https://savannah.gnu.org/people/?group=tasklist ... Thanks, Karl Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 17:49:57 +0200 From: Sylvain Beucler [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Karl Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc

Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

2006-10-20 Thread Karl Berry
http://savannah.gnu.org/people/?type_id=1 Excellent!! I will start changing the various links to refer to this, and telling people about it when they ask. Thanks very much, Sylvain. ___ Savannah-help-public mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Savannah-help-public] creating a new mailing list

2006-11-02 Thread Karl Berry
So I went to create a new mailing list (bug-gzip, to replace the alias to Jean-loup that was in the aliases file), and ran mycreate_list.pl to do it. Was this wrong? The list seemed to get created ok, in the usual mailman way. https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/ListServer seems to say this

Re: [Savannah-help-public] creating a new mailing list

2006-11-03 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Sylvain, Btw I attached bug-gzip to the newly created project. Thanks. Also thanks for the mlist information. I'll try to update the wiki :). Do we have an opportunity to change the mailman defaults? I would fervently like to make the default for respond_to_post_requests be no, to cut

[Savannah-help-public] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: gzip import problem with one file m4/shell.m4, v]

2006-11-19 Thread Karl Berry
Resending to the group in case someone other than Stephan is available to update this ... Thanks, Karl Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2006 11:31:36 -0800 From: Paul Eggert [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Karl Berry) Cc: Stephan Peijnik [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: gzip import problem with one file m4

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105703] remove mailing lists

2006-12-19 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #105703 (project administration): Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed ___ Follow-up Comment #1: Hi -- we

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105708] html displaying literally on savannah project page?

2006-12-22 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?105708 Summary: html displaying literally on savannah project page? Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Friday 12/22/2006 at 12:10 Category: Savannah

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105708] html displaying literally on savannah project page?

2006-12-30 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #2, sr #105708 (project administration): So all HTML simply has to be removed? That would make project descriptions much less useful. Would it possible to allow only certain tags, most importantly a? Thanks. ___

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105708] html displaying literally on savannah project page?

2006-12-30 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #4, sr #105708 (project administration): Ok, better than nothing, but those links do not work for me (seamonkey 1.0.3, GNU/Linux). Clicking on them is a no-op. hovering over them dynamically displays the image of a ?. Can you give me direct url's to the descriptions? Thanks.

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105812] bug-gnucomm mailman bug

2007-03-25 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?105812 Summary: bug-gnucomm mailman bug Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Sunday 03/25/2007 at 15:57 Category: Mail server Priority: 5

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105816] gtick is gnu

2007-03-28 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?105816 Summary: gtick is gnu Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Wednesday 03/28/2007 at 17:30 Category: None Priority: 5 - Normal

[Savannah-help-public] bugsdb - mailing list connection

2007-03-31 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Sylvain and all, I've been trying to help Anton Ertl (GNU gforth/vmgen maintainer) reconfigure things so that a bug report in the savannah web interface goes to the relevant mailing list. It mostly works, but there is one issue Anton asked me about, included below. I am not sure if there's

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105839] Phpcompta-support is not working

2007-04-25 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #105839 (project administration): Status:None = Ready For Test Open/Closed:Open = Closed ___ Follow-up Comment #2: My profuse

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #105931] cvs up -dP - 'No space left on device'

2007-07-04 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #7, sr #105931 (project administration): This is not a user-side problem. It's happening for me too; it's hard to get any work done. I can detect no pattern to when it happens and when it doesn't. It seems apparent that the 500mb claimed to be available in /tmp isn't really

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106478] After committed to www project's (www.gnu.org) webpages repo, a commit message won't be sent on www-commits mailing list

2008-08-26 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #10, sr #106478 (project administration): I'm sorry if this is already known, but I believe the problem is with the creation of the commits mail, not with www-commits list configuration or Ali's mail configuration, broken as it may be. I think this because the (human-written)

[Savannah-help-public] Re: Mails bouncing off [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2008-08-27 Thread Karl Berry
TO:[EMAIL PROTECTED]: host lists.gnu.org [199.232.76.165]: 550 Unknown user Strange. I tried sending a test too, to see if I get the same error. We may have to ask sysadmin. I don't know how all the *-admin and other such addresses are resolved in their setup. Sylvain (or anyone),

[Savannah-help-public] Re: [sr #106478] After committed to www project's (www.gnu.org) webpages repo, a commit message won't be sent on www-commits mailing list

2008-08-29 Thread Karl Berry
By contrast, when you do a commit, Ah! That is a very convincing explanation. In any event, let's wait for the GNU sysadmins. I don't advise waiting for them. They are busy. This kind of complicated mail problem will be low priority for them. You have analyzed the problem. Now

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106500] registration of project

2008-09-22 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106500 (project administration): Status:None = Done Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed

Re: [Savannah-help-public] [sr #106531] Bazaar commit notification emails omit large diffs

2008-10-24 Thread Karl Berry
Recently the FSF sysadmins have introduced a 40kB size limit for messages Thankfully, the limit is larger than 40k, I still see and approve messages over 100k. The original message, from jag (07 May 2008 14:53:16 on savannah-hackers-public), said this: We have set on the MTA a hard limit

Re: [Savannah-help-public] [sr #106531] Bazaar commit notification emails omit large diffs

2008-10-24 Thread Karl Berry
I still see and approve messages over 100k. Interesting, I do not receive such messages for approval for my lists. I dunno, maybe no one sends such to your lists? I approved a message that was 120k on a lilypond list @gnu.org this morning. Or maybe it's a listhelper thing?

Re: [Savannah-help-public] License

2008-10-29 Thread Karl Berry
The license listed for rottlog is incorrect. It says GPLv2 and later, but rottlog only allows GPLv2. Well, that is a bad situation. The savannah listing is minor in comparison. Since you are the maintainer, can you please contact the original author and get permission to change it?

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Re: Help on submissions.

2008-10-30 Thread Karl Berry
NEWS Changelog README blank. Optional I think. I agree it's optional, but it would be helpful -- it doesn't matter for savannah, but for my GNU evaluation purposes, where this tool would also be of great assistance, it would help :). libxannoy/include/xannoy/xannoy.h (k) (k)? I

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Re: Help on submissions.

2008-10-31 Thread Karl Berry
I think that such tests need to be done in another tool (which can be a wrapper around Savannah's). Ok, agreed.

[Savannah-help-public] Re: retiring freesoftware.fsf.org

2008-11-25 Thread Karl Berry
Am I missing some really obvious important use for *.freesoftware.fsf.org, or can I scrap it? Scrapping it is fine with me. I've never seen it advertised or used. Perhaps Sylvain knows more, though.

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106581] doing something about stale jobs?

2008-12-12 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?106581 Summary: doing something about stale jobs? Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Fri 12 Dec 2008 04:40:23 PM PST Category: Trackers (bugs, support,

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106304] Bug spam from logged in spammers?

2009-01-03 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #22, sr #106304 (project administration): plenty of spam is still coming through; i see it especially on bug-grep, but others have been hit. can we do *anything* to make it harder for spammers to get registered? after-the-fact is discouragingly insufficient.

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106603] Commit emails for git repositories

2009-01-13 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #106603 (project administration): Hi Thomas -- can you try at https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/admin/?group=hurd ? (Not sure if there's something special about git.) ___ Reply to this item at:

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106603] Commit emails for git repositories

2009-01-13 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #3, sr #106603 (project administration): I have no idea how I would reach the page you gave me using the normal menus? I don't think you can, at present. It doesn't help as it seems to be for CVS only. I was somehow under the impression that it would apply to other vc's

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106304] Bug spam from logged in spammers?

2009-01-13 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #27, sr #106304 (project administration): I added a basic TextCHA in the registration page. Thank you very much. It'll be interesting to see how much it helps. Meanwhile, do you by any chance know about https://savannah.gnu.org/siteadmin/spamlist.php I did, but deleting

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106304] Bug spam from logged in spammers?

2009-01-15 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #33, sr #106304 (project administration): Could it be the case that the spammer already existed in the system before the textcha? ___ Reply to this item at: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?106304

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106304] Bug spam from logged in spammers?

2009-01-18 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #35, sr #106304 (project administration): How sad. We can't defeat the manual setup, but I agree a couple more questions couldn't hurt. A couple more ideas from the overview page: At what institution did Richard Stallman start his career? (MIT) What is GNU's graphical desktop

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106304] Bug spam from logged in spammers?

2009-01-21 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #37, sr #106304 (project administration): I wonder if http://blogspam.net/code/ could be usefully adapted for savannah. It's for blogs instead of hosting services, but ... (It would be astonishing to me if no other hosting site -- sourceforge, berlios, etc. -- had done

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106651] Savannah should use CAcert.org-signed SSL certificates

2009-02-24 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #4, sr #106651 (project administration): Sylvain, I'm afraid I now don't understand why you argue so vehemently that CAcert is better than anything else. I thought the whole point was that CAcert's code was free. But if savannah used CAcert when it was nonfree, then I don't

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106670] Is the email server down?

2009-03-09 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106670 (project administration): Status:None = Done Open/Closed:Open = Closed ___ Follow-up Comment #1: Hi Greg -- I

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106666] cp files between wb CVS directories

2009-03-09 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #10 (project administration): Status:None = Done Open/Closed:Open = Closed ___ Follow-up Comment #1: Hi Aubrey --

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106656] Copy files between wb CVS directories

2009-03-09 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106656 (project administration): Status:None = Done Open/Closed:Open = Closed ___ Follow-up Comment #1: done in

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106679] Commit notifications for GNU patch project to patch-com...@gnu.org

2009-03-13 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #106679 (project administration): Hi Andreas, Regarding sending diffs: Sylvain, I am not sure if using https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/admin/?group=patch will work with a git repo (vs. CVS). Please advise? Regarding password resets: maybe the email with the password got

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106680] bug-pa...@gnu.org mailing list archive

2009-03-13 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106680 (project administration): Status:None = Done Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106690] License upgrade/change

2009-03-21 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #106690 (project administration): Hi Gregor -- glad to hear about your decision. isn't there a checkbox on the admin pages about upgrade license to gplv3? i can look further if it's not apparent to you. as for the doc, as far i know savannah has no provision for

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Moving the GNU libmicrohttpd mailman mailing list

2009-03-21 Thread Karl Berry
Would it be possible to just have libmicroht...@gnu.org? BTW, this (pkgn...@gnu.org) used to be an option for the name provided by the web interface. Was it intentionally removed? Too many conflicts? In principle it seems like a very nice convention to me.

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Moving the GNU libmicrohttpd mailman mailing list

2009-03-21 Thread Karl Berry
so I'm not sure that splitting it up into bug-, help- and info- I agree about no splitting, but otoh it is good for bug-...@gnu.org to work for every PKG. We can just make it an alias ...

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106690] License upgrade/change

2009-03-25 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106690 (project administration): Status:None = Done Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106695] please cleanup the bug-gperf and bug-gnu-gperf aliases

2009-03-26 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106695 (project administration): Status:None = Done Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Moving the GNU libmicrohttpd mailman mailing list

2009-03-27 Thread Karl Berry
Hi Christian, I set up the libmicrohttpd mailing list and imported the archives. (Sorry for the delay.) I'll send you the initial admin password separately. Let us know if any problems. Best, karl

Re: [Savannah-help-public] Moving the GNU libmicrohttpd mailman mailing list

2009-03-28 Thread Karl Berry
Assuming that the online archive will be fully generated shortly (does not show up properly yet), What is not working? It seemed ok to me when I checked it (for what little it's worth :) ... http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libmicrohttpd/ Best, k

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106704] Stopping pointless admin requests

2009-03-30 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #1, sr #106704 (project administration): Hi Reuben -- are we talking about mailman mailing lists here (I'm guessing), or savannah-generated mail? If it's mailman, http://listhelper.nongnu.org is doing the asynchronous deleting. You can either filter the admin requests with,

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106704] Stopping pointless admin requests

2009-03-31 Thread Karl Berry
Update of sr #106704 (project administration): Status:None = Done Assigned to:None = karl Open/Closed:Open = Closed

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106700] Page statistics/log files? revisited

2009-04-06 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #9, sr #106700 (project administration): Speaking as one of the gnu.org webmasters, I can tell you we have never made any attempt to get logs (or anything else) from the mirror maintainers. We're just happy when they work :).

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106712] accepting follow-ups by email

2009-04-06 Thread Karl Berry
URL: http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?106712 Summary: accepting follow-ups by email Project: Savannah Administration Submitted by: karl Submitted on: Mon 06 Apr 2009 01:58:46 PM PDT Category: Trackers (bugs, support,

[Savannah-help-public] [sr #106712] accepting follow-ups by email

2009-04-09 Thread Karl Berry
Follow-up Comment #2, sr #106712 (project administration): Right, we could devise some reasonable format for the messages and I guess that would exclude the spam. We don't need nearly all the bells and whistles that debbugs has -- it would be very useful just to be able to send a reply, like

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