Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:54:23 -0700 From: Anthony Liguori <anthony@...emonkey.ws> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> Subject: Re: Contributing Back On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:47 AM Joe McManus <joe.mcmanus@...onical.com> wrote: > > Hey Alexander- > > On Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 11:45 AM Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > > > > Hi Joe, > > > > On Tue, Jul 09, 2019 at 07:00:36PM -0600, Joe McManus wrote: > > > Hey All - The Ubuntu Security Team would like to sign up for items 3,4 > > > & 5 from the technical list < > > > https://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/mailing-lists/distros#contributing-back > > > >: > > > > > > 3 - Review and/or test the proposed patches and point out potential issues > > > with them [...] > > > 4 - Check if related issues exist in the same piece of software [...] > > > 5 - Check if related issues exist in implementations of similar > > > functionality in other software [...] > > > > > > Please let me know how we get started helping out. > > > > This will be much appreciated, thanks! > > > > Will this be taken care of by Ubuntu Security Team members who are > > already on linux-distros (highly preferable) or will we need to > > subscribe more people just for these roles (would be non-ideal)? > > > > For 3, do you prefer to be "primary" or "backup"? (We already have > > Amazon listed as "primary", but as discussed Amazon is yet to become > > more active in this role.) > > > > Will you personally be involved? What's your role with the Ubuntu > > Security Team? > > > > I notice you don't appear to be on oss-security, so am copying this > > reply to you and to the list. > > > > Thanks again, > > > > Alexander > > Yes, this will be taken care of by Ubuntu Security Team members who > are already on the list, however if after some time we need to cycle > someone in or out I might come asking. I know you don't want to add > anyone so we will do our best to prevent this from happening. > > For 3 we can be either primary or backup, just let me know your > preference and we'll do the work. I would be happy for y'all to be primary. We don't ship as many packages as Ubuntu does so there will be more things that you are likely to test compared to what we do. Regards, Anthony Liguori
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