[ubuntu-hardened] Good communication with upstream is good idea

Nicolas Valcarcel nvalcarcel at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 22 03:02:57 BST 2008

I think that's cool, but don't understand where cvs-tracker comes in the
picture. I'm adding ubuntu-harcoded to hear their opinions

On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 15:07 +0200, Stephan Hermann wrote:
> Moins Oliver :), re all :)
> On Mon, 21 Jul 2008 14:46:42 +0200
> Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> > Am Montag, den 21.07.2008, 08:37 +0200 schrieb Stephan Hermann:
> > > What needs to be done to make it work on Ubuntu, too?
> > > 
> > > I think that's one of the easiest things to achieve...if something
> > > is not working on Ubuntu, but it's something which works on debian,
> > > we could make sure, it will work on Ubuntu too...
> > that was my first thougth too, which made me test the tool to find it
> > works just fine in 8.04 (indeed not taking ubuntu security updates
> > into account that might have fixed the listed debian side issue
> > already) ... what Florian was concerned about above is that it uses
> > debian server resources to obtain the list, our userbase is big
> > enough to put an inconvenient extra amount of bandwith onto their
> > servers if i.e. someone blogs about the tool on planet.ubuntu.com ...
> Well, if that is really a problem...
> > so a server of any kind and someone to take care of it would be needed
> > for a start, looking at the code some minor changes would be needed to
> > the defaults to make it point to the ubuntu server instead of the
> > debian one ...
> > (and preferably the server sided list should take the USN list into
> > account instead of the debian list of issues)
> if someone is going to fix this asap, I can provide bandwidth (or if
> it's really a cool security update package tracker for debian and
> ubuntu we can also ask to host the server side somewhere at CDC).
> But bandwidth is not a problem...and a server is always there...
> \sh

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