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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Re: Clean up abuse usage of obs
  • From: Sascha Peilicke <saschpe@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:47:52 +0100
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On 03/18/2012 11:55 PM, Malcolm wrote:
On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:35:55 +0100
Bruno Friedmann <bruno@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

To maintain our infrastructure in good shape, and enforce our
policies I would like to find a way to at least find a way to ask
packager to respect those policies

The first and big concern is getting blob proprietary software

First target (as the most simple to track) nvidia drivers
It's easy to find who as linkpac/branch the nvidia package and forget
or modify the build/publish status

osc bse x11-video-nvidia

Now what could be the next step is to build a really simple script
that can extract emails from incriminated project/package osc
maintainer -e do that well.

Coolo should already have a nice part of his reminder script to send
the mail. Is it shareable ?

List of projects to warn


not that much, and put in cc here

Any thought about it ?

Oh before someone ask me to simply ask a sr delete
The package could reside on obs (doesn't contain any proprio blob),
but build & publish has to stay off like it is in the base package
Then it could be build locally

Thanks to get our obs clean!

If I spot a package I normally request a delete, if it doesn't
disappear or is declined, then a ping on IRC buildservice results in a
Admins also tend to send mails to give maintainers the chance to correct
the issue themselves. However, basically anything found at is
subject for immediate removal (once discovered) and nobody should rely
on any form of reminder.
Viele Grüße,
Sascha Peilicke

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