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[opensuse-buildservice] Status of openSUSE Build Service
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 16:48:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <200711131648.02406.adrian@xxxxxxx>


* working on the obs package cleanup and update
packaged files got submitted to svn below the
.../buildservice/dist/ directory.
Working on a script to do the "make dist" task automatically
for reproducable releasing of build service packages.


* in bugfixing and icon drawing mode.
* continue to work on usability mockups later this week.


* facing a problem that YaST does install the package from any
repository, but not from the one specified in ymp.
AI: jcborn create bugreport to add functionality in YaST to
specifify the package install from certain repository.


* We will have quite soon a public beta testing for official openSUSE
updates. All packages, which are not affected by an embargo from
security team will get a pre testing in future and be available at

(does not exist yet)


* Doing bugfixes introduced with new UI and iChain email address take over.
* Frontend delievers user names to the backend for source changes.
* Preparing talk about build service not well known features. Talk will held
at SUSE Nuernberg internally, but we will make the talk public available


* is online and even announced now :)
130 users have subscribed meanwhile, most people accept guiding principles.
* next tasks are:
- create test suite for
- work on open ID provider implementation to allow authentification for
external community sites as requested


* Wrote OBS article for Linux Magazin
* Will work on proposal how to open FATE for openSUSE


* got new signature hardware, which can create gpg keys for projects in
* extend sign app to create new keys on request and fix a non conform way to
rpm how to handle keys.
* We plan to create new gpg keys per project next week.


* administration OBS
- Fedora:8 import
- Debian:Etch amd64 packages import
- removing "illegal" content ...

AI: find out how YaST reaccts on changed gpg key for repo.


Adrian Schroeter
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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