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

Andrew Starr-Bochicchio a.starr.b at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 13:47:30 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Evan Broder <evan at ebroder.net> wrote:
> 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
> UDS.

That's great. Let me know if there is anyway that I can help.

-- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

   Ubuntu Developer <https://launchpad.net/~andrewsomething>
   Debian Maintainer

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