r255 - /web/deps/dep2.mdwn

hertzog at users.alioth.debian.org hertzog at users.alioth.debian.org
Wed Feb 1 18:18:32 UTC 2012

Author: hertzog
Date: Wed Feb  1 18:18:32 2012
New Revision: 255

URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/?sc=1&rev=255
DEP-2: A word about packaging VCS


Modified: web/deps/dep2.mdwn
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep2.mdwn?rev=255&op=diff
--- web/deps/dep2.mdwn (original)
+++ web/deps/dep2.mdwn Wed Feb  1 18:18:32 2012
@@ -119,6 +119,16 @@
 upon. This information should be properly stored in the database
 and it should be associated to each package.
+#### Provide better integration with the packaging VCS
+A majority of packages are maintained in a VCS nowadays. It's thus
+important to extract the relevant information and make it easily
+accessible in the new interface.
+Commits should appear in the usual activity stream of the package. We
+should be able to instantly see whether the VCS contains pending changes
+or not, or whether a new upstream version is in preparation there.
 #### Enable new interactions with maintainers
 The central role of this new "communication infrastructure" makes it

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