[development] Core modules group
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Sep 10 08:08:56 UTC 2007
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Derek Wright schrieb:
> On Sep 9, 2007, at 7:28 AM, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>> Would it be possible for the package generation process to check for
>>> this and abort if the .info file isn't correct?
>> Am I reading correctly that you just volunteered to write this patch?
> If you do this, be sure to fix this first:
> "provide feedback to owners when there are errors packaging releases"
> sadly, there's no mechanism right now whereby the packaging script can
> propagate errors back to the release owners. if anything goes wrong,
> the package just doesn't get created and the release node remains
> unpublished. stuff gets written to the watchdog logs, but the release
> owners can't read those, only d.o admins. then, i just get support
> requests about "critical bugs" in the packaging infrastructure, or
> accusations that cron isn't running (which has also sometimes been true).
> anyway, there's info in the issue (as always) about what needs to
> happen, someone just has to do the work.
Can't the script just send a mail? Getting uid, name, and mail should be
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