Merge review report [2014-03-20]
simon.deziel at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 16:28:48 UTC 2014
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Since Debian is about to get OpenSSH 6.6 , I was wondering if that
would be possible to get this bugfix/security release  in Trusty too?
On 14-03-20 08:37 AM, Robie Basak wrote:
> I've been thinking about doing a regular throrough review of all
> packages that we [server team] look after, to ensure that no essential
> package unnecessarily ships a version that is significantly older than
> the last relevant freeze date.
> So I got on with it. To start with, I looked at all packages that
> ~ubuntu-server is subscribed to, using .
> We don't currently have a priority list for these, so I just looked for
> packages that looked important to me, or otherwise whose versions are
> user-facing (eg. apache2, php5). I figured this would do for a start.
> Things I found:
> * genshi: python3-genshi was broken in Trusty due to it being actively
> worked on by Barry. This is now fixed.
> * golang: we should have tar xattr support from Debian 2:1.2.1-2, which
> appears to block docker.io. James has just merged this.
> * docker.io: this wasn't in the list; James mentioned this one.
> ~ubuntu-server is now subscribed for next time. I notice that James has
> just filed an FFe .
> * leveldb: 1.15.0-2 enabled proper testing at build time for all
> [Ubuntu] architectures. Now synced.
> That's it. I think we're in good shape for Trusty.
> Since we're in feature freeze, I skipped anything that looked too
> invasive. I also don't currently have debian/watch status for any
> -0ubuntu* packages in this report, and I did skip reviewing packages
> where I don't think it's as important to have the latest version anyway.
> These are things I hope to fix next time.
> So for next time, I'd like to:
> 1) Arrange the list in some kind of priority order.
> 2) See debian/watch status for -0ubuntu* packages.
> 3) Support some kind of suppression for newer versions already reviewed.
>  http://reqorts.qa.ubuntu.com/reports/ubuntu-server/merges.html
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/docker.io/+bug/1295093
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