What to do for new packages

Free Ekanayaka freee at debian.org
Thu Dec 18 17:24:17 UTC 2008

|--==> On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 13:55:20 -0300, Felipe Sateler <fsateler at gmail.com> said:

  >>* commit messages are copied to both pkg-multimedia-commits@ and the
  >>PTS for the relevant package. The former results then in a very busy
  >>mailing list but if one is interested only in a specifc package he
  >>can just subscribe to the PTS.

  FS> I just setup this, and I have a problem: the list is members only. I'm not 
  FS> sure how to deal with this, since I don't think most people will want to 
  FS> suscribe to the commits list. Specially sporadic contributors. We should 
  FS> either whitelist mail sent from alioth (is this possible?), allow non-members 
  FS> posts, or don't send mail there at all.

If possible I would go for whitelist-ing mail sent from alioth,
mailman should support it, check Privacy Options -> Sender filters
in the list's administrative interface.

  >>These points should be seen as proposed clarification to

  FS> I put these and Free's suggestions into that page. I also copied the 
  FS> setup-script from collab-maint and modified it a bit for our purposes.




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