[arch-dev-public] signoff sudo 1.6.9p9 for i686

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Wed Dec 12 20:55:21 EST 2007

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Eric Belanger wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Paul Mattal wrote:
>> Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>>> Perhaps a short comment within the PKGBUILD might be usefull to explain such
>>> things.
>> I have reverted the changed, added such a comment, and moved the already
>> signed-off i686 package to core.
>> - P
> For the license, it might have been better to simply use
> license=('custom')
> By having 'ISC' by itself, it implies that ISC is one of the common
> licenses which it is not.
> Also, in the future, can we keep the packages in testing until it get
> signed off for both architectures? Apart from the fact that it will be
> more foolproof  as more people had looked at it, we should try to keep the
> repo for the 2 architectures as in sync as possible. Otherwise, we might get
> complaints and bug reports about why the x86_64 package is still in
> testing. Also, it is simpler for us to keep track because it will be hard
> to tell after some time why the x86_64 package is still in testing. Is it
> because it's waiting to be signed off, because no-one noticed that it was
> signed off shortly afterward or if it was just forgotten?

Is there someone else thinking the same? We should get a resolution on the 
license field so we can fix it as needed and get the required signoff.


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