Re: kernel/d-i/security/release meeting at DebConf6
On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:27:14AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * dann frazier (firstname.lastname@example.org) [060524 05:33]:
> > On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 10:46:44PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 01:09:45PM -0500, dann frazier wrote:
> > > > Kernel udeb creation process (possibly using k-p?)
> > > > -------------------------------------------------
> > > > If we build all of the *existing* udebs from a single source, we outgrow
> > > > the limit of the Binary: field in the control file.
> > >
> > > Huh ? This problem is known since over 2 years now, and i thought it was one
> > > of the things that where fixed earlier this year or late last year ?
> > Immediately after I sent out the notes from this meeting, aba said
> > he'd followed up with an ftp master (neuro, iirc). From what he was
> > told, it sounds like the information we had during this meeting was
> > stale/inaccurate.
> Actually, if I understood everything correct, the issue with the long
> lines used to be that on the way from the buildd to the buildd
> maintainer, the long line in the changes-file could be broken by MTAs,
> and this has been fixed. The best way to test if this is all would be to
> upload one source package producing all udebs to experimental, and see
> what happens.
A, good thinking. Who volunteers for doing so ? I don't think i am the right
person, as i would again be seen as over-stepping my place, and stuff.