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
  • 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

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: fix usertags for some users, unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages: horae dh-haskell shutter logging-tree openstreetmap-carto gnome-commander
  • Debian servers: restore wiki data from backup, restarted bacula director for TLS cert update
  • Debian wiki: restore wiki account from backup, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The purple-discord, gensim, DiskANN, SPTAG, wsproto work was sponsored by my employer. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Tue Mar 1 04:16:53 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: ping folks about mail forwarding issues
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The oci-cli, oci-python-sdk, circuitbreaker, autoconf-archive, libpst, purple-discord, sptag work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Tue Feb 1 00:23:44 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 166 Debian mailing list posts
  • Patches: reviewed libpst upstream patches
  • Debian packages: sponsored nsis, memtest86+
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • libpst: setup GitHub presence, migrate from hg to git, requested details from bug reporters
  • plac: cleaned up git repo anomalies
  • Debian BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages: stardict, node-carto
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The purple-discord, python-plac, sptag, smart-open, libpst, memtest86+, oci-python-sdk work was sponsored. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Mon Jan 3 23:35:25 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 wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

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

Sponsors

The SPTAG, visdom, gensim, purple-discord, plac, fail2ban, uvloop work was sponsored by my employer. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Wed Dec 1 02:52:04 2021 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 and 73 Debian mailing list posts
  • Patches: merged whohas/iotop-py/libusbgx patches
  • Debian wiki: RecentChanges for the month
  • Debian BTS usertags: changes for the month
  • Debian screenshots:

Administration

  • Debian BTS: unarchive/reopen/triage bugs for reintroduced packages
  • Debian IRC: disable anti-spam channel modes for some channels, rescue #debian-printing from retired chanop
  • Debian wiki: unblock IP addresses, approve accounts

Communication

Sponsors

The valgrind bug was sponsored by my employer. All other work was done on a volunteer basis.

Posted Mon Nov 1 01:59:17 2021 Tags: debian