Any news ?
"But I guess nothing's getting released, for some reason? fedora-review
has been on version 0.6.1 since May 2016; all package activity since
then has been housekeeping rebuilds. "
may you add me as admin to Fedora-review package ? to release a new
On Sat, 2018-08-18 at 06:12 -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
On Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 2:08 PM Richard W.M. Jones
> While I agree that this is a good idea, I have one note of caution:
> What's to stop someone adding a malicious package which did
> like ‘Provides: glibc’ and subsequently infects everyone's machine?
> I think we'd want to consider the security implications of
> packages after only automated review.
Literally nothing prevents a packager from doing this *today*. As
soon as package-review is complete and the dist-git repo is created,
the packager can make whatever changes they want and push it with
Let’s be wary of the Nirvana Fallacy while discussing this: a perfect
solution doesn’t need to be found before implementing one that
improves on the current state.
That being said, it wouldn’t be particularly difficult for the review
script to run `dnf repoquery --whatprovides` for everything this new
package provides and fail if it replaces something else without
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