[syslinux] "syslinux-commits" mailing list and archive. WAS:Testing, please excuse the noise...

Ady Ady ady-sf at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 21 08:50:41 PST 2019

> On 2/20/19 5:22 PM, H. Peter Anvin via Syslinux wrote:
> > On 2/18/19 8:56 AM, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> >>  
> >> BTW, until very recently, we used to have a "syslinux-commits" mailing 
> >> list (and its archive).
> >>
> >> Would it be possible to have "syslinux-commits" back (and its archive)?
> >>
> >> IIRC, it was "linked" to the commits published at
> >>
> >>  git.zytor.com/syslinux/syslinux.git/ 
> >>
> >> but I could be misremembering.
> >>
> >> It would be helpful if the "syslinux-commits" mailing list (and 
> >> archive) would be re-established _before_ updating the git.zytor.com 
> >> repo with the recent commits.
> >>
> > 
> > You are right, I didn't notice it was broken. I'll fix it (I suspect I know
> > the problem.)
> > 
> Fixed, I think.
> 	-hpa
Thank you.

Perhaps the old url's should redirect to the new one?

For instance, (old) things like:


or similar (or "deeper" paths) should perhaps be redirected instead of 
giving 404's?

Additionally, I think it would be welcomed to have the "syslinux" and 
"syslinux-commits" mailing lists actually listed (i.e. present in the 
page) at


as they used to be listed at the old url.

IIRC, the emails in the "syslinux-commits" list are generated from the 
commits in:


which has been now updated to reflect recent commits. That's great, 
thank you. One small detail: instead of having "The Syslinux Project" 
(or similar) as value in its "Description" field, it has somehow 
reverted to:

 "Unnamed repository; edit this file 'description' to name the 

I also noticed that I'll have to keep wondering about the reasons 
(and/or goals) for changing the mailing list address (considering that 
it all depends on the zytor server anyway).

Thank you and Best Regards,

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