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Re: SSL for screenshots.debian.net?

On Wed, 12 Feb 2014, Christoph Haas wrote:

> What would that mean? I'm trying to be honest here. I like adding
> features every now and then and would like to be able to try them out
> without requesting anyone to do anything. From my understanding DDs do
> not have access to DSA-maintained hardware.

Um.  You couldn't be farther from the truth.

Most of the hosts that run services are accessible to all DDs, and of
the rest the hosts are at least accessible to the team running the

The standard setup is that service stuff lives in /srv/$service.  Teams
tend to not have root.  For most web based services they, however, still
have access to update their apache vhost configuration.

See for instance picconi.debian.org, which runs one the packages.d.o
master, or glinka.debian.org which runs a bunch of things, or even
buxtehude.debian.org which runs the BTS.

> That's one concern. The other concern is - as I mentioned (and nobody
> commented on it) - that I seriously intend to open the service for
> other Linux distributions so that the effort of taking screenshots can
> be used by several distributions. Debian users would be able to use
> screenshots uploaded by Ubuntu users. And CentOS users would see
> screenshots from OpenSuSE users. Is there a case where DSA-maintained
> hardware was used in such a context yet?

I think Debian providing services to other distributions would be just

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