slowness of syncing process

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Mar 23 21:47:43 GMT 2010

"Benjamin Drung" <bdrung at> wrote:

>Am Dienstag, den 23.03.2010, 22:07 +0100 schrieb Martin Pitt:
>> Benjamin Drung [2010-03-23 22:00 +0100]:
>> > Why do we need that process? People that can upload a modified package X
>> > should be able to sync package X from Debian, shouldn't they? Shouldn't
>> > we have a script for doing a sync?
>> For the record, there's [1], but please treat it with caution: In some
>> cases it gets the changelog entries (i. e. the ones landing in the
>> .changes) wrong, and it has never been blessed officially. However,
>> it's doing by and large what the Launchpad script is doing as well.
>> I primarily use this for the packages which I (co-)maintain in Debian
>> as well; there I usually dput to Debian, syncpackage on the .dsc, and
>> upload to Ubuntu right away. I haven't tried it on any large-scale
>> sync processing.
>> Martin
>> [1]
>Thanks. I will take it as starting point. Please add a copyright and
>license header to your file.

I've got some improvements I've made locally. I'll publish those somewhere too.

Scott K

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