Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:11:26 -0700 From: Anthony Liguori <anthony@...emonkey.ws> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: accepting new members to (linux-)distros lists On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:23 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:09:39AM -0700, Anthony Liguori wrote: >> We (Amazon Linux) are very happy to fill in whatever gaps are needed. >> >> Most of the places where that can be done most effectively already >> have a primary. I hate to just sign up to be backup but if we did >> that, we would track independently to ensure nothing got missed. >> >> So maybe backup for administrative tasks 9-13 and then we can be >> primary for technical task 3? We already test all of these fixes so >> responding with a report of the testing we've done is straight forward >> enough. > > This works. I've just listed Amazon for those tasks as you suggested. > Thank you! > > This leaves administrative task 10 with no primary yet, though: > > 10. Monitor relevant public channels (mailing lists, code repositories, > etc.) and inform the reporter and the list in case an issue is made > public prematurely (that is, leaks or is independently rediscovered) - > primary: vacant, backup: Amazon > > Does this mean Amazon will be taking care of it until we find a primary? > Or only in cases when no other distro (visibly) does? > > Ideally, a distro should volunteer to be primary for that task now, so > that Amazon wouldn't have to volunteer for more than they offered. I don't mind making us primary here. I don't think backup/primary really matter for this one the more folks doing this the better. Regards, Anthony Liguori > >> > http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/mailing-lists/distros#contributing-back > > Alexander
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