Gentoo Archives: gentoo-council

From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: Roy Marples <uberlord@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Council meeting summary for 8 November 2007
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2007 08:06:06
Message-Id: 20071109080555.GX5516@supernova
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] Council meeting summary for 8 November 2007 by Roy Marples
On 07:53 Fri 09 Nov     , Roy Marples wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 14:25 -0800, Donnie Berkholz wrote: > > Here is the summary from today's council meeting. The complete log will > > show up at shortly. > > > > > Baselayout-2: uberlord will continue to maintain it > > --------------------------------------------------- > > > lu_zero asked whether we had anything to do about baselayout-2 since > > uberlord resigned. He's continuing to maintain it in a git repository > > and will remain upstream for it. More details will emerge over time. > > > kingtaco raised the question of trusting external releases and hosts. > > Some responses suggested that using git may prevent the malicious > > host, > > because of the possibility of GPG-signed tags. He mentioned the > > possibility of the infra team hosting Gentoo-critical repositories > > with > > access by non-Gentoo developers. It's just an idea at this point, but > > he's going to talk to the rest of the infra team. > > They should be treated in the same way as any other package. Or do you > trust a gentoo dev MORE than say a gcc/glibc/kernel/bash/foo dev? If so, > why? > More to the point, if said dev then joins Gentoo, do you implicitly > trust that dev more?
I brought up that point during the meeting, if you read the log you'll see it. =)
> As I've gone the other way, do you now trust me less? I'd like to know > why also :)
I don't hold this opinion, but people could bring up later resentment at Gentoo for not being able to get your way, etc. I think we successfully directed any paranoia away from you and in the direction of whether wherever a git repo would get hosted is less trustable than Gentoo infra. Could you tell us a bit about what you're thinking for where to host the repo? Thanks, Donnie -- gentoo-council@g.o mailing list