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Re: Introducing Alioth: SourceForge for Debian

At Wed, 2 Apr 2003 19:49:10 +0200,
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 11:41:58PM +0900, Fumitoshi UKAI écrivait:
> > > We decided to imose a naming convention already for people who wish to
> > > use alioth for package maintenance. They have to name their project
> > > "pkg-<package>" ...
> > 
> > Some package, such as auto-apt, fakeroot or so, were already created 
> > without pkg- prefix. A "pkg-" prefix is used only for comaintainance
> > for non native debian package?
> Yep.
> You don't need the "pkg-" prefix if alioth is the main host for upstream
> development. The "pkg-" prefix is required for projects whose goal are
> to maintain the Debian package of a software which is hosted somewhere
> else.

I understand.

> > I'm considering that I maintain ca-certificates on alitoh, can I use
> > "ca-certificates" for alioth project name, or should I use 
> > "pkg-ca-certificates" ?
> ca-certificates should be ok I guess since it's debian specific.

I see, I'll register ca-certificates then.
> > Anyway, alioth.debian.org uses certificates issued by SPI
> > (C=US, ST=Indiana, L=Indianapolis, O=Software in the Public Interest,
> >  OU=hostmaster, CN=Certification Authority/emailAddress=hostmaster@spi-inc.org)
> > and SPI's certificates are not known, so browser complains about it.
> > 
> > I think that it is the SPI's certificates that ca-certificates should provide,
> > and I'd like to do it, but how can I get it?  Whom should I ask?
> Wichert Akkerman <wichert@wiggy.net>

Thanks.  Wichert, would you please send me SPI's public certificates?
Then, I'll put it in ca-certificates package to let SSL clients for 
SPI related services such as alioth.debian.org verify its connections or so.

Thanks in advance,
Fumitoshi UKAI

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