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Re: FAKE: Fedora Extras shipped popular package with rootkit and more than ten thousands systems were infected (was Re: Summary from last weeks FESCo meeting)



On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 19:26 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 17:00 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 01.06.2006, 15:41 +0100 schrieb Jonathan Underwood:
> 
> > >  This discussion would also be useful in the
> > > context of developing a mechanism for having a team of people
> > > responsible for a package, rather than a single owner.
> > 
> > We really need that. But that's stalled mostly because nobody in FESCo
> > really works on driving it forward and the proposal from Patrice is
> > still in my Todo-Inbox. :-((
> 
> This topic surfaces every now and then, often to be quickly countered
> with "what do you need, just do it", which to my knowledge has not been
> really answered.  Come on, what is there really to "drive forward" in
> this?
> 
> Just agree with the current maintainer of a package that you'll start
> co-maintaining it, and add your email address to initialcclist in
> owners.list, and start doing it.

+1


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