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Re: Moving away from (unsupportable) FusionForge on Alioth?




On Mon, 15 May 2017, Antonio Terceiro wrote:

> On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 03:04:26PM +0530, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> > On ഞായര്‍ 14 മെയ് 2017 02:46 വൈകു, Yao Wei wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Are there a discussion list of people working on the issue? I'd like to
> > > follow and see if there's any I could help.
> > > 
> > > If no, could this issue be submitted as a Debian bug?
> > 
> > As far as I understand, the only thing that is blocking is non
> > availability of pagure package.
> > 
> > So helping fix this would help move this forward (currently pagure tests
> > are failing).
> > >> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=829046
> > >>
> > 
> > After we have the package, then DSA standard processes for new service
> > would follow, I assume.
> 
> This is a common misconception. DSA does *not* require that the service
> is packaged. On the contrary, they say it's better if the service is
> *not* from a package because this way the service admin does not need to
> have root access on the machine where the service is hosted.
Thats true and I know this. But I said I wanted to have a proper packaging to
make the actual implementation easier.

Alex

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