Debian

Posts related to Debian, the universal operating system.

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

  • OpenStreetMap: fixed a bunch of broken website URLs
  • Debian pass-otp: oathtool safety
  • reportbug: fix crash
  • Debian BTS usertags: fix Python, Ruby, QA, porter, archive, release tags
  • Debian wiki pages: TransitionUploadHook

Issues

Review

  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

All work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Thu Feb 1 05:54:56 2024 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

  • Feature in UDD
  • Conffile removal needed in neomutt
  • dpkg vendor config needed in Armbian
  • New SWH listers needed for depp & depp (different projects)

Review

Administration

  • Debian wiki: approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The SWH work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Mon Jan 1 04:31:59 2024 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Review

  • Debian packages: sponsored purple-discord x2
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:
    • approved c-evo-dh-gtk2 fim fish foliate mpc123 nfoview qpwgraph scite viewnior
    • rejected hw-probe (photos), wine64 (desktop logo), phasex (artwork), qpwgraph (about dialog), fim/fish (help output), python-lunch (full desktop), ruby-full (website), ausweisapp2 (PII), pngtools (movie poster), x11vnc (web page,) mount (systemd), blastem (photo), ca-certificates (tiny, Windows)

Administration

  • Debian servers: extract user data from recent wiki backups
  • Debian wiki: fix broken user account, approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC.

Sponsors

The SWH work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Fri Dec 1 02:53:17 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Review

  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian IRC: rescue obsolete/unused #debian-wiki channel
  • Debian servers: rescue data from an old DebConf server
  • Debian wiki: approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The SWH, golang-ginkgo, DBD-ODBC, sqliteodbc work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Wed Nov 1 05:43:09 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Review

  • Spam: reported 2 Debian bug reports
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:
    • approved fzf lame lsd termshark vifm
    • rejected orthanc (private data), gpr/orthanc (Windows), qrencode (random QR codes), weboob-qt (chess website)

Administration

  • Debian IRC: fix #debian-pkg-security topic/metadata
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

The SWH work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Sun Oct 1 01:32:06 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Debugging

  • Investigated test failures after Debian pybuild distutils update

Issues

Review

  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month

Administration

  • Debian IRC: rescue an alternate channel and make it harder to join accidentally
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts, update emails for accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The libpst work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Fri Sep 1 07:58:34 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Debugging

Review

Administration

  • Debian IRC: rescue empty Debian IRC channel
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The libpst, nmap, sptag, pytest-rerunfailures work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Mon Jul 31 23:55:31 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Review

  • Spam: reported 29 Debian mailing list posts
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:
    • approved lsd stockfish x86dis
    • rejected libselinux1 (photo), stockfish (mobile app), php-bcmath (selfie), chromium-browser/binutils-alpha-linux-gnu (medical photo), weboob-qt (QR code)

Administration

  • Debian QA services: deploy changes
  • Debian IRC: updated #debian-live admin list
  • Debian mentors: investigate reason for missing package
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

The sptag work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Sat Jul 1 00:33:42 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

Review

Administration

  • Debian IRC: set topic on new #debian-sa channel
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The SIMDe, gensim, sptag work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Thu Jun 1 00:09:50 2023 Tags: debian

Focus

This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

Changes

Issues

  • Security issue in secret manager (sent privately)
  • Broken symlinks in opencpn
  • Test problem in SPTAG
  • Debian migration unblock needed for evolution

Review

Administration

  • Debian IRC: fixed the #debian-mips channel topic
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts
  • Debian QA services: deploy changes, investigate SourceForge uscan issue

Communication

  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The SPTAG work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Mon May 1 00:42:56 2023 Tags: debian