The package tracker has been developed to be usable outside of the Debian project, for example in the context of a Debian derivative distribution.
To be able to tweak the behaviour of the package tracker for the specific
needs of each project, one can provide vendor-specific code in
distro_tracker.vendor and enable that code by selecting
the vendor in the
Have a look at the
skeleton vendor to have an idea of the
things that you can tweak through this mechanism.