Principia/Ensemble progress on Launchpad?

Martin Pool mbp at
Tue Jun 14 02:10:32 UTC 2011

On 13 June 2011 14:16, Gustavo Niemeyer <gustavo.niemeyer at> wrote:
>> Firstly, Loggerhead already allows authenticated access to private
>> branches, so when this lands you should be able to make up a URL that
> Do you mean via OAuth?
>> So that is pretty much bug 515128, perhaps along with adding a link to
>> the tarball from lp's main ui.
> This bug seems to describe the problem of having a download link
> generated at the front page for a project.  While the internals could be
> the same, the feature we need for Ensemble is a bit different: we need
> to download a specific revision id, and have a way to authorize it via
> OAuth.
>> None of them say much about the API.  Can you tell me more what you
>> were wanting to do with it?  I can imagine "add tarball from tag"
>> making sense in the API.
> Right now a formula is pretty much just a zip of the branch content.  We
> want to obtain the branch content from a known revision to bundle and
> publish it as required.

It sounds fairly different from the other tarball related bugs, so
it's probably worth filing a separate bug then.


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