Proposing MIR process simplification

Kees Cook kees.cook at
Mon Jan 4 22:55:52 GMT 2010

On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 09:43:03AM +1100, Luke Yelavich wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 07:19:14AM EST, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I see that this has been announced now, but I'll throw in my 2 cents anyway
> > - I've actually come to find the wiki drafting useful because there's a
> > template for the MIR wiki page and there's no template for writing the bug
> > report, so for me MIR writing is mostly in-place editing of a checklist...
> > so I find the wiki template to be a very useful framework.
> While the new process sounds good to me, I agree with Steve here. It may
> take time, but running the package through the main inclusion template
> checklist is certainly a good idea, as it makes you check the security
> databases/packaging, and build dependencies, to ensure everything is
> compliant.

Oh, perhaps I misread what Martin suggested, but I thought this would be
the new process: run through the checklist in the bug rather than in the
wiki, but continue to use the checklist from the wiki.

Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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