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Re: Make upstream release monitoring (the service formerly known as FEVer) opt-out?



Till Maas wrote:
> Hiyas,
> 
> currently upstream release monitoring[0] bug filing is opt-in, which
> means that it will be only performed for packages that have been activly
> added by probably a maintainer of the package. There is at least one
> maintainer that does not like having these bugs filed for his packages,
> so he can remove his packages from the list.
> 
> It might be easily possible in the future to monitor a bunch more
> packages and create bugs in case there are newer versions available at
> upstream.
> 
> Would it be ok, to do this and allow maintainers to add there package to
> a black list, so that no bugs will be filed or should it continue to be
> opt-in? Then the packags will still be checked, but only reported by
> other, non intrusive ways, e.g. via a website.

Speaking just for myself, I'd be happy to have it automatic for my
packages.  But wow, who's going to key in all those regexps and keep it
up to date?

-eric

> Regards
> Till
> 
> [0] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Upstream_Release_Monitoring
> 


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