oh for lintian.ubuntu.com [Was: Re: dpkg-buildpackage environment export vs. debhelper]

Evan Broder evan at ebroder.net
Wed Nov 2 12:55:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:15 AM, Andrew Starr-Bochicchio
<a.starr.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 10:01:31AM -0400, Andrew Starr-Bochicchio wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 8:25 AM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> >oh for lintian.ubuntu.com ...
>>> This is something I've also wished for. Is there any historical reason
>>> why this doesn't exist beyond no one making it happen yet?
>> Just that.
>>> What is the process for a community member to help with something that
>>> would be hosted on an ubuntu.com domain? Would it be better hosted on
>>> ubuntuwire.org?
>> ubuntuwire.org would be fine; I care a lot more about it existing than
>> about where it lives.
> Perhaps I should be more direct. I am interested in helping with this,
> but I've never been involved with deploying a web-based tool for the
> Ubuntu project. I have no idea where to begin. If I had server space
> somewhere, I'd JFDI. Alas, I don't.
> Anyways, I just set up an instance locally for a small reprepro
> created archive I have. There are a few hard coded Debian specifics,
> but it was simple enough. Of course, it would be more work to get it
> production ready.
> If anyone can point me in the right direction, I'd be appreciative.

We talked about this in the other-p-plusonemaint-infrastructure
session yesterday. I have some experience with this from setting up
lintian.debathena.org, so I volunteered to see if I can get something
up and running quickly on ubuntuwire.org. ajmitch has told me that
uw.o has the resources to host the local archive mirror that's
required; it'll just take a little bit of shuffling around. I'm
hopeful that I can get an early prototype up and running by the end of

- Evan

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