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Re: Your Request to join the Debian GIS Project group

On 06/29/2018 04:54 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 06/29/2018 01:02 PM, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
>>> I've added you to the team with Guest privileges, because we have no
>>> context what you'd like to contribute to the team.
>> I usually do the gdal transitions in Ubuntu, and usually I have some fixes to bring to
>> Debian too, e.g. this one
> gdal is one of the most important package in the GIS ecosystem,
> packaging changes should be discussed before committing them to master.
> If your changes are limited to the release specific ubuntu branches, you
> have more leeway. But that doesn't really help you with the packaging
> that Ubuntu syncs from Debian.
>> commit 4257b5032e5601896ebffd7ce2cc4403cd472461 (HEAD -> master)
>> Author: Gianfranco Costamagna <costamagnagianfranco@yahoo.it>
>> Date:   Fri Jun 29 12:56:03 2018 +0200
>> Revert "Disable PIE on Ubuntu where it's still problematic."
>> This reverts commit 0a0cfc523025b838217a79761e49ea31e7bca4c8.
> The gdal package is backported to the older LTS releases in the
> UbuntuGIS PPA, and revering this change will break gdal on xenial and
> earlier.
> The conditional should be improved to enable PIE on cosmic and later.
> Ideally the version of gcc that has the PIE fixes is checked, but I
> haven't found out which version that is.
>> I don't care about uploading in Debian right now, I would like however to do a git push, so
>> I don't forget next time we sync the package in Ubuntu
> We need to work out a workflow that keeps the package working for older
> Ubuntu releases to not break the package in the UbuntuGIS PPA.
> I've elevated your permissions to Developer so you can push, but please
> don't push to PIE commit before we have a solution that works for the
> UbuntuGIS PPA too.

Goddammit, you pushed the commit any way!

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I've reverted your commit and demoted your permissions back to Guest.

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