The upload system is live (Re: Major changes coming to procedure for uploading to sourceware)

Reini Urban
Wed Oct 23 16:51:00 GMT 2013

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 04:22:37PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I think I now have a system set up which will allow maintainers to
>>upload their own packages to sourceware.  This system means that package
>>maintainers won't have to find a public web server to make their
>>packages available for the cygwin release.  Every package maintainer
>>will be able to upload their own stuff.  General login access to
>>sourceware will no longer be required to update the cygwin release.
> This system is now live.  Anyone who sent in their ssh key should be
> able to access sourceware via lftp/sftp.  Make sure that you use
> the user "cygwin" with no password and that you are using the same
> ssh key as the one that you specified previously.
> Also, please create a !mail file at the top level of your area with the
> email address where any upset errors should be sent.

Note: !mail

> Remember also that you need to create a !ready file somewhere above the
> directory holding the packages that you want to end up in the release.
> So, if you have uploaded x86 and x86_64 packages put the !ready at the
> "root" level.  If you have uploaded x86 and are working on x86_64 you
> can put the !ready in the x86 directory and then put another !ready in
> the x86_64 directory when you're done.  Putting the !ready directly in
> the package directory should work too.

Note: root !ready doesn't work yet.
You need a !ready in x86 and x86_64

> Packages won't be moved unless upset thinks everything is ok.  If there
> is something broken and your have an email address in the !email file
> then you should get email telling you what's wrong.  You'll get the
> email even if the problem isn't your fault so don't panic.

Note: !email

Question: !mail or !email ?
The original message only had !mail

> Refer to: for more
> detail about what's going on.  Note that the sftp command used there should
> be something like:

Reini Urban

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