Am Do., 21. Feb. 2019 um 15:32 Uhr schrieb Lars Vogdt
As such, maintaining 447  openSUSE members should not depend on a
single tool. Especially not if the used tool has open, well known
security issues since years.
On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:41:19 +0100 Richard Brown wrote:
> This isn't the first time I've asked this question on a public stage,
> but in the hope that this time I get an answer;
> Who volunteers to tackle the problem with connect.o.o and drive
> forward a solution?
I made my proposal already and I stand the point: shut down an insecure
what does "drive forward a solution" mean? Can we integrate the
functions of connect.o.o into other services at openSUSE which are
allready maintained like the openSUSE wiki? A form for travel support
An application for membership could be done by e-mail to an e-mail
address of the membership officials. Elections could be done with an
eVote software like https://github.com/mdipierro/evote for example, but
probably there are better tools.
What did I miss?
I think Lars is right an we should shutdown this insecure system as soon
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$SUBJECT, someone should share the memo with Stefan...
He apparently feels a sole gatekeeper of a project that has 74
packages in total, 9 failing, 7 unresolvable including 2 years old
verilator that is linked to Factory...
Good luck taking on CentOS with this attitude, EDA space is not where
openSUSE can shine if community members act like they need to protect
their tiny projects, I have requested a separate OBS project for ASIC
and FPGA EDA effort, and was told to use electronics, so make up your
The facepalm is intended for a person on a BCC... 🤦♂️
Question: What can SUSE help you with to grow the community? Not to
place roadblocks in my way... I'd Stefan is such a roadblock, so
perhaps board@ can start removing community roadblocks also, I am not
facing any roadblocks from SUSE at this point. He rejected a valid
version update of a package which is not even linked to Factory or any
upstream, yet provided 0 specific issues with the request...
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Axel Braun wrote:
> Hello Simon
> Am Mittwoch, 23. Dezember 2020, 22:30:59 CET schrieb Simon Lees:
>> On 12/22/20 8:50 PM, Axel Braun wrote:
>> >> This will have to be handled in the package itself.
>> > Shall I open a bug report for this?
>> Opening a bug would have been preferable to posting to this list.
> I disagree. I was stuck during update and needed an advice quickly.
> Ismail responded within 6 minutes, and solved my problem.
Speed of resolution is not really a good argument. One of the reasons
the support list was created (a Board initiative btw) was to move
support questions away from the factory list. I personally doubt if it
has worked, and you also seem to prefer seeking support on the factory
> This is a brilliant example that TW users do get help on factory@
> (answers to this to the respective thread on project@, please)
Done :-) (well, a new thread, sorry)
> At the same time its a heads-up for other TW users that issues might
> arise (another TW machine of mine did not have the problem).
I think the idea is good, but because TW is a main openSUSE distro, I
would not expect the majority of TW users to be hanging out on the
> Bugzilla is simply not responsive enough in these emergency cases.
I'm sure we can all agree on that, but does that make it alright to go
off-topic on the factory list which is specifically not for support?
Per Jessen, Zürich (-0.6°C)
Just another openSUSE user in favour of merging the support list back
into the users list.
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