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

Issues

Review

Administration

  • Debian BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages: gnome-shell-extension-no-annoyance
  • Debian servers: contact mail server blocking a Debian MX
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The azure-functions-devops-build work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Tue Jan 3 23:02:14 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: setup topic/entrymsg to redirect OFTC #debian-jp to the Debian Japan IRC server, cleaned up #debianppc ChanServ metadata
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve domains, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

The libemail-outlook-message-perl, purple-discord, sptag, celery work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Fri Dec 2 02:13:34 2022 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 BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages nautilus-image-converter, swift-im, runit-services
  • Debian IRC: removed 2 spammers from OFTC, disable anti-spam channel modes for some channels
  • Debian servers: restart processes due to OOM
  • Debian wiki: approve accounts

Communication

  • Initiate discussion about the apt hook protocol
  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

All work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Tue Nov 1 04:20:45 2022 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 QA services: deploy changes
  • Debian wiki: 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 Mon Oct 3 12:47:04 2022 Tags: debian

Focus

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

Changes

Issues

Debugging

  • Did extensive debugging on a libpst issue but failed to figure out the cause of the issue. Seems to be related to a change to freopen in glibc that fixed compatibility with POSIX.

Review

  • FOSSjobs: approved postings
  • Spam: reported 5 Debian bug reports and 23 Debian mailing list posts
  • Debian packages: sponsored psi-notify (twice)
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:
    • approved bible-kjv edb-debugger lifeograph links mu-editor unattended-upgrades
    • rejected apt-listchanges/apt-listdifferences (semi-related log file), steam-devices (package description), myspell-es/lighttpd (selfie), fraqtive (Windows), wireguard (logo), kde-telepathy-contact-list (mobile hacking app)

Administration

  • Debian BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages orage, scap-security-guide, libdatetime-format-datemanip-perl
  • Debian IRC: disable anti-spam channel modes for some channels
  • Debian servers: investigate full filesystems
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts, ping accounts with bouncing email

Communication

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

Sponsors

The sptag, libpst, purple-discord, circuitbreaker work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Thu Sep 1 04:32:51 2022 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 BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages
  • Debian servers: check full disks, ping users of excessive disk usage, restart a hung service
  • Debian wiki: approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The SPTAG, SIMDEverywhere, cwidget, aptitude, tldextract work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Sun Jul 31 23:02:48 2022 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 5 Debian bug reports and 45 Debian mailing list posts
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, assist with account recovery, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

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

Posted Fri Jul 1 02:51:39 2022 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 1 Debian bug reports and 41 Debian mailing list posts
  • Patches: reviewed gt patches
  • Debian packages: sponsored psi-notify
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:
    • approved cppcheck-gui eta flpsed fluxbox p7zip-full pampi pyqso xboard
    • rejected p7zip (help output), openshot (photo of a physical library), clamav-daemon (movie cartoon character), aptitude (screenshot of random launchpad project), laditools (screenshot of tracker.d.o for src:hello), weboob-qt/chromium-browser/supercollider-vim ((NSFW) selfies), node-split (screenshot of screenshots site), libc6 (Chinese characters alongside a photo of man and bottle)

Administration

  • Debian servers: investigate etckeeper cron mail
  • Debian wiki: investigate account existence, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

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

Posted Tue May 31 23:46:20 2022 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 33 Debian mailing list posts
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

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

Posted Sun May 1 00:26:00 2022 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 3 Debian bug reports and 53 Debian mailing list posts
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian servers: investigate wiki mail delivery issue, restart backup director
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

  • Forward python-plac test failure issue upstream
  • Participate in Debian Project Leader election discussions
  • Respond to queries from Debian users and contributors on the mailing lists and IRC

Sponsors

The oci-python-sdk and plac work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Fri Apr 1 01:27:40 2022 Tags: debian