[apparmor] maintenance releases

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Mon Sep 25 18:31:19 UTC 2017

On 09/25/2017 12:34 PM, Christian Boltz wrote:
> Hello,
> the forwarded bug comment below says it all - we should do maintenance 
> releases for 2.11, 2.10 and 2.9 ASAP ;-)
yes, I'll try to get something out this week.

Realistically we should have a regular release schedule planned, where
we skip a release if there are no changes.

I will add it to the agenda for the meeeting in August, which we will

> 18 cherry-picked patches in Debian are one reason.
> The other reason is that I also carry several patches in the openSUSE 
> package already - including two of my infamous "upstream-changes-
> rXXX..YYY.diff" which cover a total of 30 revisions - and miss another 
> 30 revisions from the 2.11 branch.
> From the openSUSE POV, I need 2.10.x and 2.11.x. None of the maintained 
> openSUSE releases uses 2.9.x anymore, and SLE12 still enjoys ;-) 2.8.x 
> with quite some backported patches.
> Are there distributions that still use 2.9? If not, I'd still do a last 
> 2.9.x release (we did the backporting to 2.9 already, so creating a 
> tarball is cheap) and at the same time declare the 2.9 branch as no 
> longer maintained. (If a distribution still uses 2.9.x, keeping it 
> maintained isn't too hard - I just want to avoid doing work for nobody.)
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
> Subject: Re: [Bug 1719195] Re: aa-logprof: apparmor.common.AppArmorBug: 
> Passed unknown <class 'NoneType'> object to PtraceRule: None
> Date: Monday, September 25th 2017, 08:47:56 CEST
> From: intrigeri
> Vincas Dargis:
>> OK thanks, I'll nudge Debian maintainer then :)
> Well, a new upstream release would be welcome: we're already applying no
> less than 18 patches cherry-picked from upstream bzr or from fixes
> submitted for review upstream already.

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