"Please upload" email guidelines (was Re: Please upload: tzcode-2005r-1)

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Sat Jan 21 17:33:00 GMT 2006

On Sat, 21 Jan 2006, Lapo Luchini wrote:

> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > So, a "please upload" could be nothing other than the shell script that
> > Volker sent in his OP.  Then a package uploader could cut and paste that
> > and run it on sourceware to retrieve the packages.  If every package
> > upload request had this type of thing it would reduce the possibility of
> > error when uploading.
> If the server has directory traversal and all is in a subdir, then the
> script would be a one-liner and not necessary at all, of course... is
> that it?

If someone wanted to review the tarballs in your upload request
individually, it would help to have one URL per tarball.  So, even if you
have directory traversal set, please include the tarball URLs for those of
us who would like to click on the links in the message, rather than run
the script.

Besides, your script will pull in the "prev" version tarballs...
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