Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:32:33 +0200 From: Adam Zabrocki <pi3@....com.pl> To: lkrg-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Debian packaging Hi, In fact, Mariusz suppose to be that person (LKRG maintainer for Debian and he agreed for doing back-port fixes). However, Debian folks never come back to us when Patrick propose that. You can see mailthread about that here: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=944476 Maybe this can be somehow refreshed. Thanks, Adam On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 06:56:58PM +0000, Patrick Schleizer wrote: > Solar Designer: > > Do you want to possibly maintain a Debian package of LKRG for others? > > Maybe maintain a debian/ subdirectory in our upstream LKRG tree? > > > May I suggest comparing your /debian subdirectory with the one that I > created? > > https://github.com/Whonix/lkrg/tree/master/debian > > ...the packaging is pretty stable and well tested by now. Some other > goodies such as working well with VirtualBox, tirdad, other modules, > systemd, Debian lintian --pedantic warning free, no hacks as far as I know. > > copyright / license: same as upstream. > > (I.e. I don't claim copyright for /debian subdirectory. Consider > copyright of /debian subdirectory assigned to Adam. That is for > simplicity. Also my contribution / lines of code is tiny to the giant > efforts by upstream.) > > Would honor me if added to upstream LKRG. > > > There's currently a Debian package in Whonix, but there's no intent to > > bring that into Debian proper. > > > Available for installation on Debian too, but not packages.debian.org > indeed. > > > As discussed with Patrick of Whonix, an issue with that is that > > there won't be a way to update to new upstream versions in stable Debian > > branches, so any LKRG bugs would either end up staying intact there or > > would need back-ports of fixes for, which someone would need to work on. > > > Once in Debian stable (or when testing is "frozen") Debian wants > security fixes only. > > Which non-security bug fixes go into Debian stable isn't trivial to > explain. I don't try. While I can't find any cannonball (on website) > statement, there is this mailing list discussion: > > https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2014/06/msg00311.html > > Cheers, > Patrick -- pi3 (pi3ki31ny) - pi3 (at) itsec pl http://pi3.com.pl
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