[ubuntu-dev] Bug#645762: requestsync: uses SMTP port (25) instead of submission port (587)

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Thu Oct 20 01:56:00 UTC 2011

retitle 645762 requestsync: please use the Launchpad API by default

On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 23:14 +0200, Stefano Rivera wrote:

> requestsync can also use Launchpad's API, with the --lp flag (and in
> general, this will give a far better experience).
> This will use https (port 443), which is almost universally unblocked.
> I think the right answer is to make --lp the default. I don't see any
> particularly good reason for them to listen on the submission port.
> requestsync is probably the only tool that mails launchpad directly.

I think that is a much better idea indeed.

Will this require people to input their Launchpad credentials to submit
sync requests? I guess many DDs will not have such credentials.


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