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Re: missing security updates for powerpc


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gpg: Signature made Don 30 Aug 2007 05:14:42 CEST using DSA key ID E68C0092
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On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 11:15:38PM -0400, Simon Valiquette wrote:
>    On security.debian.org, there is no security update available for
> dovecot-common, postfix-policyd and rsync.

 I see that postfix-policyd is missing but I can't agree for dovecot and
rsync.  Seems to be a quite recent upload for dovecot at least because
when I first read your mail and looked I did see the missing dovecot.

 I am willing to prepare a postfix-plicyd stable rebuild, if it isn't
appearing on the security server within the next some hours.

>    I would like to know who is responsible for the powerpc security
> build, and makes sure he/she knows about the problem (and ideally
> heard a bit about what happened).

 That's rather something you'll have to ask the DSA and/or security team
and not on a porter's list. :)

>    For those that don't want to wait for the upgrade, here the
> simple procedure:
> sudo apt-get -Vu build-dep rsync
> sudo apt-get -Vu source --compile rsync
> dpkg -i rsync_2.6.9-2etch1_powerpc.deb

 Building on your host system might give you a bit more of worries at
times, especially if you have installed backports or unofficial
packages.  I sugguest to build in a clean chroot, like with cowbuilder
(cowdancer package) or pbuilder.

 So long,

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