[Mageia-dev] Security Update Process

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Mon May 16 18:05:38 CEST 2011

On 16 May 2011 16:57, Pascal Terjan <pterjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 15:45, Stew Benedict <stewbintn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> OK,
>> Mageia 1 is approaching quickly and we need to get our process in place
>> for security updates. We talked a bit about it a few weeks ago, and I
>> started a wiki page, but it needs more detail. Anne and I chatted on IRC
>> and it looks like we'll want to cutoff the "on the iso " updates at the
>> end of this week, so we need a process in place to release post-iso updates.
>> ref: http://mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=security
>> As I see it, initially we need, in no particular order:
>> 1) a means to build updates for the release (iurt setup for mga1?)
> A iurt setup for mga1 will exist anyway, what is missing is a way to
> later upload to non public place.
> Initially, we can just setup youri to restrict submitting a build to
> updates_testing or updates to the secteam and it should be enough.

Ideally packagers should be able to submit to update_testing when they
want to push a fixed package to ask for testing. So restricting
submitting to updates sounds more logical?


Ahmad Samir

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