[arch-dev-public] switching to systemd-stable

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 6 07:12:57 UTC 2017

On 2017-07-06 02:11, NicoHood wrote:
> On 07/05/2017 12:10 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
>> Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> on Sat, 2017/07/01 13:22:
>>> Hey all,
>>> This should be pretty much a no-brainer, but wanted to be sure I wasn't
>>> missing anything. Systemd upstream publishes a "systemd-stable" repo [1]
>>> which branches at each tag and cherry-picks backports. I'd like to
>>> switch our systemd package to this repo to avoid some of the duplication
>>> of work that Jan, Christian and myself have done in the past. The repo
>>> sees a bunch more activity than what our own backporting strategy has
>>> been, and I see that as a positive.
>> Just a little heads-up... systemd 233.75-1 landed in [testing]. So give it a
>> try! ;)
>> BTW, we had just one backported commit to be removed, so 74 new commits
>> landed in this package compared to 233-7. Let's hope this gives some benefit.
> Systemd still does not use https sources. Regarding the recent
> discussion about tricking git about wrong tags and other evil stuff it
> is highly recommended to switch to https. Please do it in favor for all
> ArchLinux users security.
> Once more the reference:
> https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity16/technical-sessions/presentation/torres-arias

Regarding the recent discussion:


I really hoped I don't have to put "NicoHood" on top to make you realize
it's addressed to you. Please do it in favor for all Arch Linux packagers.

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