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Re: Subscribing Apple people to git-security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx




Hi Peff,

On Mon, 2 Jul 2018, Jeff King wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 09:29:41PM +0200, Christian Couder wrote:
> 
> > When people complained a month ago about the MacOS package on
> > https://git-scm.com/ not being up-to-date after the Git security
> > release, I got in touch with Apple people GitLab has been working with
> > to see if they could help on this.
> 
> Unfortunately I don't think this will quite solve the issue we had, just
> because people get their copy of Git in various ways. So Homebrew
> updated pretty promptly, but people going to git-scm.com to find a
> binary package were left without help. Likewise, this will help people
> getting Git as part of XCode, but not people gettin the package from
> git-scm.com.

Indeed. The fix for that would be to automate those official Git for macOS
builds. I suggested exactly that to Tim:
https://github.com/gitgitgadget/git/pull/7#issuecomment-403820169

Ciao,
Dscho