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Re: Bits from the DPL: DSA and buildds and DAM, oh my!

On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 04:09:46PM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> > I'm not sure what you're asking to be communicated.

>   The following of the mail looks perfect to me, I would really have
> liked to have a place where I could have read that in the first place.
> db.d.o/machines.cgi does not lists that.

But, the only part of this that was actually "information" was the first
paragraph, which only moderately elaborates on what's already present on
db.debian.org, and doesn't really change the prognosis for the near future,
i.e., "porting machine down, no ETA".

The rest is either rumor, or useless statements of intent on my part... :)

> > https://db.debian.org/machines.cgi correctly documents the status of escher
> > as 'lock down', and yes, this status is unchanged for many months because of
> > the lack of a kernel image for alpha that includes the fix for the last
> > security hole.

> > It's been suggested that the local admin might find the time to work on this
> > subsequent to the relocation (the same relocation that caused the alpha
> > buildd outage -- goedel and escher are hosted together).  But it would be
> > premature to plan around that, currently escher is not just locked down, it
> > doesn't respond to pings at all.

> > I plan to see what I can do to help on this if it remains unresolved, but
> > not until post-etch...

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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