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Re: Maintainers, porters, and burden of porting

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 03:33:06PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 07:34:41PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > 
> > > - Being able to judge whether the maintainers have done their part in
> > >   reaching out to porters is a requisite for the above. And to do so, we
> > >   really need more visibility of those exchanges. According to devref
> > >   [1], the contact points we currently recommend are both the
> > >   debian-$arch mailing lists and the $arch@buildd.debian.org addresses.
> > > 
> > >   Is there any reason why the latter are not public?
> > 
> > Yes. Because one of the most frequent users is the security team
> > asking where this and that security build is. We don't want that
> > public for obvious reasons.
> We changed this some time ago and made $arch readable by anybody,
> the mbox's are at:
> buildd.debian.org:/org/buildd.debian.org/mbox/
> We've ask the security team to use wb-team@buildd.debian.org
> instead, which is not public available.

Would have been nice if you'd also informed people of that fact. With
'people', I mean 'people who get mail sent to $arch@buildd.d.o', which
hasn't happened AFAIK.

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