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Re: [SECURITY] [DLA 265-1] unattended-upgrades security update


Am 03.07.2015 um 13:03 schrieb Mike Gabriel:
> Hi Holger,
> On  Fr 03 Jul 2015 12:48:06 CEST, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Freitag, 3. Juli 2015, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>>> The only way I can think of in terms of making this more fool proof, I
>>> guess, is by rejecting mails to debian-lts-announce if
>>>    o a used DLA has not been reserved via the secure-testing SVN repo
>>>    o the DLA has been reserved in the SVN repo, but for another package
>> there is another way, which is probably easier to implement: parse
>> debian-lts-
>> announce mails and automatically add those DLAs to svn if that hasnt
>> been done
>> already.
> Yeah, I thought of this approach, as well...
> It will not always succeed, though, as there can be (normally is) a
> delay between running bin/genDLA and actually sending the DLA mail.
> My delays normally are:
>   o write up a nice announcement text
>   o possibly have lunch break inbetween
>   o answer someone's phone or deal with people coming into my office
> In the meantime, someone else may have run bin/genDLA as well and
> actually committed the DLA number (I had that once already with Santiago).
> I guess we can capture something like 80% of the cases (which is good
> already) by auto-committing DLA's that come in via the d-l-a list, but
> for a 100% fix-up, we may need to bounce mails, it feels.
> Though, I am not fully sure here, just lacking imagination here. ;-)

Can this svn commit for the DLA number not be done within bin/genDLA ?

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

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