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Re: Changes to cvsadmin requests and acls



On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 11:40 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 06:09 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 15:28 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 10:28 -0700, Chris Weyl wrote:
> > > > On 8/8/07, Toshio Kuratomi <a badger gmail com> wrote:
> > > > > Hello Packagers,
> > > > >
> > > > > Over the next several weeks we're going to be transitioning away from
> > > > > the owner.list and pkg.acl files to the long awaited Package Database.
> > > > > As a transitional step we're going to continue to have our cvsadmins
> > > > > handling the changes to owners.list but the changes will go to the
> > > > > Database instead of to the owners.list file.  There are two changes to
> > > > > your immediate workflow that you should be aware of:
> > > > 
> > > > So, as a matter of looking up packages (in an easily scripted,
> > > > automated fashion), with the Package DB be updating owners.list, or
> > > > will the data be exported in some other reasonable (& preferably
> > > > unauthenticated, as it is now) fashion?
> > > > 
> > > owners.list is dead.  You can currently get several versions of the data
> > > in JSON format.
> > So far I've grep'ing owners.list to find out which packages I am involved into.
> > 
> > Are you telling me, this isn't possible anymore?
> >  
> Correct.

Great,  ... before, we had a simple, easily parse CSV-list, now ...

> There are two things you can do about this:
> Hit these web pages to see packages you own and are involved with:
> 1) https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/corsepiu
>    https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/acllist/corsepiu
Nothing easily usable for machine reading purposes.

> 2) Contribute comments and code to this ticket to get code in place to
> generate a greppable list:
>    https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/packagedb/ticket/29

Or you could fix what you have broken.


I am sure, I am not the only one who's scripts you have broken.

Disappointed,

	Ralf




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