From: Junio C Hamano <email@example.com> To: "Robin H. Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Git Mailing List <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] Document how we do embargoed releases - improving mail template Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:51:02 -0700 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <robbat2-20210420T193302-520335089Z@orbis-terrarum.net> (Robin H. Johnson's message of "Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:50:44 +0000") "Robin H. Johnson" <email@example.com> writes: > On Mon, Mar 29, 2021 at 01:43:04PM +0000, Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget wrote: >> Whenever we fix critical vulnerabilities, we follow some sort of >> protocol (e.g. setting a coordinated release date, keeping the fix under >> embargo until that time, coordinating with packagers and/or hosting >> sites, etc). >> >> Similar in spirit to `Documentation/howto/maintain-git.txt`, let's >> formalize the details in a document. > ... >> +Notifying the Linux distributions >> +--------------------------------- > As one of the Gentoo maintainer for Git, I was wondering if the > embargoed-releases process could be tweaked slightly. > > Specifically, in the embargo email, could you please publishing the > exact size & digests of the to-be-released tarballs, esp. the htmldocs & > manpages tarballs. HTMLdocs and Manpages are as far as I am concerned part of SOURCES. They are generated from the true sources, I do not give signed tags to them, and as a source-based distribution, Gentoo shouldn't consider them as such, either. When release tags are signed, their sizes or digests are simply unavailable, since they have not even been generated yet (I tag the releases, run make in the tagged release tarball extract and that is what is tarred up as HTMLdocs and or Manpages). > Gentoo, as a source-based distribution, intends users to download the > upstream tarballs (we mirror them as well), and verify the digests of > the tarballs vs a signed copy of what the digests should be. > > This has meant some delay at the end of embargoed releases because we > have to wait for the official files to be available, then update the > build instructions (specifically "Manifest" which contains the matching > digests), and get that out to users. > > Fields in of the Gentoo side of the digests: > name, size, digests w/ prefix. > > Example: > DIST git-2.31.1.tar.xz 6413368 BLAKE2B ... SHA512 ... > DIST git-htmldocs-2.31.1.tar.xz 1357592 BLAKE2B ... SHA512 ... > DIST git-manpages-2.31.1.tar.xz 487784 BLAKE2B ... SHA512 ... > > The minimum set of hash algorithms for this Gentoo code right now is > BLAKE2B, which should be easy to script into the announcement mail via: > openssl dgst -blake2b512 "$FILENAME"
next prev parent reply index Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-03-26 22:12 [PATCH 0/2] Describe Git's security policy Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-03-26 22:12 ` [PATCH 1/2] SECURITY: describe how to report vulnerabilities Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-03-27 0:00 ` Denton Liu 2021-03-29 13:37 ` Johannes Schindelin 2021-03-27 6:34 ` Bagas Sanjaya 2021-03-29 13:41 ` Johannes Schindelin 2021-03-26 22:12 ` [PATCH 2/2] Document how we do embargoed releases Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-03-29 13:43 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Describe Git's security policy Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-03-29 13:43 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] SECURITY: describe how to report vulnerabilities Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-03-29 13:43 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] Document how we do embargoed releases Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget 2021-04-20 19:50 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] Document how we do embargoed releases - improving mail template Robin H. Johnson 2021-04-20 21:51 ` Junio C Hamano [this message] 2021-04-20 22:45 ` Robin H. Johnson 2021-04-20 23:34 ` Junio C Hamano 2021-04-20 23:31 ` Junio C Hamano
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