On Fri, 2012-01-27 at 18:23 +0100, Ola Lundqvist wrote: [...] > > My offer of help in setting up an OpenVZ APT repository still stands. > > I thank a lot for that offer. Where would we have that repository in that > case? The openvz project have a (debarchiver based) repository at > http://ftp.openvz.org/debian. It is only for etch but can easily be changed > to include later versions. It was set up for how it was at the time when > there were no Debian maintained kernels with openvz patches. > > The best (from an user trust point of view I guess) would be that we have > the repository somewhere on the debian machines, but there is no problem to > keep having a repository in the openvz ftp. It probably could not be hosted by Debian, but as a DD you should be able to allocate a domain under debian.net for this purpose. > I have no problem to help you with the maintenance of such a > repository (I guess). I am only offering to help you and the OpenVZ project get started with this. If no-one is prepared to be a primary maintainer for such a repository then this surely isn't going to work. > The repository would most likely include the "alienized" rhel6 versions > of the kernel. I guess such packages can not be included in the main > repository. Or would that be an option? No, they would not comply with Debian packaging policy or have security support from Debian. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If you seem to know what you are doing, you'll be given more to do.
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