This week I published the upstream ontologist, a project that gathers metadata from FOSS projects across a wide variety of ecosystems. jelmer.uk/upstream-ontologist.

I've published a new tool for package maintainers that automatically updates your Build-Depends based on package build failures. jelmer.uk/deb-fix-build.html

I've published a new tool for package maintainers that automatically updates your Build-Depends based on package build failures. jelmer.uk/deb-fix-build.html

developers: You can now add janitor.debian.net as webhook in your Salsa or GitHub repositories that host Debian packages in the main archive - and trigger a quick lintian-brush or multi-arch fixes rerun by the Janitor.

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We're hiring a #postdoc to work with @swheritage, @Inria and @MSFTResearch on large-scale #reproducibility in software engineering.
Full details and application instructions at: softwareheritage.org/2020/07/1

The Janitor has now reached 7000 automatically created merge requests, and almost 7000 automated pushes. janitor.debian.net/cupboard/st

The streets of London are very quiet during the evenings of the lockdown.

Every time I have to prepare a backport for @debian, it takes me several attempts to get all the flags right (with the right orig tarball, changes from the last upload, ...) before I finally manage to do an upload...

I'm looking for help with QA reviews for changes by the Janitor. If you're interested in helping out, please join this team on salsa: salsa.debian.org/janitor-team/

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LWN did a great write-up on this bug: lwn.net/Articles/835599/

I'd add that you can see the ctte's discussion on the topic thus far in our public minutes (including my hot takes): meetbot.debian.net/debian-ctte

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The Debian Janitor has now prepared fixes for more than 60k issues of 133 types across the @debian archive. jelmer.uk/janitor-update-3.htm

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