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Bug#925530: cloud.debian.org: Debian docker images pointing to github for bug tracking

On 28/06/20 at 23:38 +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> On 6/28/20 10:58 PM, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > Well, I think that it would a good thing for Debian to enforce some
> > consistency on Debian images for clouds and software that require
> > VM images, at least about where to find information about such images,
> > and where to report problems.
> > 
> > And I don't think that pointing to github for our tooling, and for bug
> > reporting, is really an acceptable solution for something that is
> > officially endorsed by Debian.
> Official *Docker* images come from
> https://github.com/docker-library/official-images
> It might be possible to pull git repositories from the outside of git
> hub in there, though, but I doubt it is. At least you'll have to use
> github pull requests.
> Of course you are free to run your own registry even under a debian.org
> domain and provide official Debian images for docker there, but as long
> as you want to have them in the docker hub, I think the current practice
> is just fine. And: its an image from DOCKER, maintained by Debian
> developers - its not an image from DEBIAN. It says 'Docker official
> images', not 'Debian official images'.
> To be honest, I fail to understand why this needs discussion at all.

I don't see what would be the problem with:
- tracking problems using a BTS pseudo-package
- maintaining the tooling (debuerreotype) on salsa
- mirroring the tooling to github, if that's a requirement
- maintaining the metadata in
  using github (which means that only the "release" process involves


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