Vagrant Cascadian <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2017-05-16): > Package: release.debian.org > Severity: normal > User: email@example.com > Usertags: unblock > X-Debbugs-Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com > > Thanks for all your work on the Release Team! > > Please unblock package simple-cdd > > With the recent announcement shutting down public FTP services: > > https://lists.debian.org/debian-announce/2017/msg00001.html > > This requires some significant changes in simple-cdd, as simple-cdd > relied on Debian's FTP mirrors for downloading files discovered by FTP > directory listing. > > Now simple-cdd uses http://deb.debian.org/debian/extrafiles, an > inline-signed list of checksums for various content in the archive > (notably, tools/*, docs/*). This also allows signature and checksum > verification of all downloaded files, which is a huge security > improvement. The introduction of this file is indeed great news. […] > No changes were made to the simple-cdd-profiles udeb, so should not > have any impact on debian-installer. ACK. TBF I was surprised to even get this mail in the first place. ;) [Reminds me I really should try simple-cdd one day, but too many birds, too little time.] KiBi.
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