[kde-community] Review of special packager access

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Fri Jul 8 21:49:34 UTC 2016


On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 2:49 AM, Eric Hameleers <alien at slackware.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2016, Ben Cooksley wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> My apologies if you're not a packager or someone associated with a
>> distribution - you can ignore this email. Packagers, please read on as
>> this contains important details.
>>
>> First: If you're a packager, please ensure you are subscribed to
>> kde-distro-packagers at kde.org, which is our usual list for
>> communicating with packagers. It would seem a number of you are
>> missing from there :)
>>
>> Prompted by a recent email I took a look at the list of accounts (one
>> per distribution) which are provided in order to facilitate early
>> access to packages - however for many i've no idea who would be the
>> relevant point of contact.
>>
>> I'd therefore like for someone from each distribution to please
>> confirm that their distro is still active and who can serve as a
>> general point of contact for that distribution. It would also be
>> appreciated if folks could check over their ~/.ssh/authorized keys
>> file and remove any outdated keys.
>>
>> If your distribution has completely lost access, please have someone
>> with an email address belonging to that distribution's domain email
>> sysadmin at kde.org to sort that out.
>>
>> KDE servers normally use a format something like this to clearly label
>> whose key(s) are whose, for those that might find it helpful.:
>>
>> ## Name <email.address at domain>
>> ssh-rsa....
>>
>> ## Next Name....
>>
>> The list of accounts, which should approximately correspond to
>> distributions, is as follows:
>>
>> - Active
>> - Aix
>> - Aosc
>> - Archlinux
>> - Arklinux
>> - Asplinux
>> - Bluewhite64
>> - Chakra
>> - Conectiva
>> - Crux
>> - Darwin
>> - Debian
>> - Exherbo
>> - Fedora
>> - FreeBSD
>> - Gentoo
>> - Kaos
>> - Mageia
>> - Magic
>> - Mandriva
>> - Meego
>> - NetBSD
>> - OpenBSD
>> - PCLinuxOS
>> - PLD
>> - Redhat
>> - Rpath
>> - Siduction
>> - Slackware
>> - Slamd64
>> - SUSE
>> - Tld
>> - Tru64
>> - Tukaani
>> - Turbo
>> - Ubuntu
>> - Uludag
>> - Uoirix
>> - Uomandriva
>> - Uosolaris
>> - Vine
>> - Yellow
>> - Yoper
>>
>> In two weeks time we'll go ahead and disable ones we don't get a response
>> from.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ben Cooksley
>> KDE Sysadmin
>

Hi Eric,

>
> I confirm that Slackware is still alive and using the early access to the
> KDE source tarballs.
> You can use the following contacts:
> Patrick Volkerding <volkerdi at slackware.com>
> Eric Hameleers <alien at slackware.com>
>
> Note that as far as I know, Bluewhite64 and Slamd64 (two Slackware 64bit
> spinoffs from before Slackware had its own 64bit edition) are dead for years
> now. And Tukaani is no longer a (slackware based) distro but now only
> develops XZ compression tools.

Thanks for confirming that, it's been noted now.
I've closed the accounts for those three distros now (Bluewhite64,
Slamd64, Tukaani) - Distrowatch & their own site confirms that they're
all defunct now.

>
> Cheers, Eric

Thanks,
Ben

>
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> Eric Hameleers <alien at slackware.com>
> Home: http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/
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