ajmitch at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 24 15:42:29 CDT 2005
On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 09:10:33PM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> I've been thinking about how things work inside MOTU teams, and I think we
> really need some common tools. I know some of us already have our own tools.
> Maybe it's time to merge them in a "motu-tools" package ?
> Scripts I can think of :
> - script to generate a list of packages based on recursive-depends or
> reverse-recursive-depends, on Debian's 'Packages' file and Ubuntu's
> 'Packages' file (so we can easily see new packages of interest in Debian)
> - compare versions of packages in Ubuntu and Debian, stating :
> - which ones are in Debian and not in Ubuntu
> - which ones are newer in Debian than in Ubuntu
> - which ones are in Ubuntu and not in Debian
> - which ones are newer in Ubuntu than in Debian
> - etc
> - extract popcon data for all packages in a list
Shouldn't be too hard to do
> - get a status summary for each package in a list :
> - version in Debian/Ubuntu
> - bugs in Debian's BTS/Malone/Bugzilla
> - useful links (Debian's PTS, etc)
> I'm willing to maintain this 'motu-tools' package if nobody else steps forward.
> Any thoughts ?
As I said on IRC, I've got a number of these things written & in an
(old format) bzr repository on my system. I've been trying to spend a little
time to clean them up & put the branch on tiber (the box which hosts REVU).
These will certainly be available online during UBZ or around that time.
Email: ajmitch at gnu.org
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