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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, 01 Jun 2006 17:00:12 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> I would even sleep really good if there would be a mechanism that checks
> md5sum's against upstream packages. But that's quite complicated to
> implement and might be to much overhead.

Do you also want to check patches and compressed patches?

> >  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. :-((

Well, some packagers do it already. They simply talk to eachother and then
add themselves to the Cc field in owners.list, since bugzilla cannot
handle more than a single assignee.


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