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Re: possibility of jessie-kfreebsd suite


Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@debian.org> writes:
> Christoph Egger <christoph@debian.org> writes:
>>   I was told you would be supportive of an unofficial kfreebsd jessie
>> release and willing to add a suite for that. Guess I write here what I
>> think would be best from our point of view and you tell me if I'm crazy
>> or not:
>>  + There would be a jessie-kfreebsd thing next to the "normal" jessie
>>    with kfreebsd folks responsible for
>>  + Ideally that jessie-kfreebsd thing would exist as soon as possible so
>>    we can do our release preparations there
> I think we can setup a jessie-kfreebsd suite. I guess it should
>  - just accept uploads (provided versions are greater-equal testing)

Sounds OK to me. "just accept uploads" means uploads from any DD/DM or
some list of keys? I guess it's easy to get the ACCEPTED mail for all
uploads to that suite to a mailinglist?

>  - contain just 3 archs: all, kfreebsd-{i386,amd64}
>  - have no extra policy queues, and
>  - share overrides with jessie.
> Uploads should probably include a specific suffix to avoid version
> clashes with the offical release (for source and arch:all packages).

I'll keep that in mind!

>>  + Ideally -release@ would accept us in testing as long as possible
>>    (without any blocking characteristics there) and we copy everything
>>    that is not superseeded in jessie-kfreebsd there rather late
> Well, kfreebsd is still in testing for now ;)

Jep I'm quite happy about that!

Moritz Mühlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> writes:
> Sorry for the late reply. I'm afraid noone in the security team is
> sufficiently familiar with the wanna-build setup, but I if implementable
> by w-b I think it would be good to have the kfreebsd builds being triggered
> once they are released through security.debian.org (we can probably hook
> that into the "dak security-install" command or something similar). The
> kfreebsd buildds are fast and should be able to build everything in acceptable
> time.

Right. For the wb side I do have some (limited) insight. Who would need
to hook that into security-install?


NB: anyone here at CCC in Hamburg at the moment?

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