slowness of syncing process

Chow Loong Jin hyperair at
Tue Mar 23 23:38:34 GMT 2010

On Wednesday 24,March,2010 05:47 AM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> "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.

How about adding this to ubuntu-dev-tools and maintaining it there so everyone

Kind regards,
Chow Loong Jin (GPG: 0x8F02A411)
Ubuntu Developer

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