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Re: Bug#896806: systemd-resolved violates The Debian Free Software Guidelines




On Mon 30 Apr 2018 at 16:18:01 +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:24:19 +0200 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx said:
> > On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 03:00:07PM +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:
> > > On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:43:03 +0200 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx said:  
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > > > It seems this issue is fixed upstream. Would you like to check that?
> > > > 
> > > > Tone down. Apply Hanlon's razor generously [...]  
> > 
> > > This is not about systemd or some bug or something. This is about
> > > attitude.  
> > 
> > Exactly my point :-)
> 
> Good one! :) :)
> 
> > On a more practical note: care to double-check whether the
> > issue is actually fixed upstream?
> 
> AFAIK it is still there untouched in git sources, as originally mentioned in
> the bug report https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=896806
> 
> That aside, the question of whether it will ever get fixed in upstream or not,
> is of secondary importance. OTOH, the fact that official Debian developers and
> maintainers adopted a stance of neglecting users' privacy is of utmost
> importance.

systemd-resolved is not used and enabled by default. If a concerned user
changes that situation, it is not exactly hard to alter the fallback DNS
server(s).
 
> I had taken Debian Social Contract and DFSG for granted for a long time. This
> thing forced me to review my assumptions about Debian.

Questioning one's assumptions from time to time is never a bad thing.

-- 
Brian.