[Olsr-dev] patches from Debian package WAS: Debian/Ubuntu package updates

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Tue Apr 2 23:23:04 CEST 2013

I'm moving this to olsr-dev since its become a dev conversation:

Here are the remaining patches:

I see no point in maintaining the Debian-specific patches in the olsr git.
Those patches are to force olsrd into Debian policy, things like using
/etc/olsrd/ and /usr/lib/olsrd, turning of the src/builddata.c generation hack
since that's handled in the packaging tools, etc:


Two other patches, I have no idea how they should be handled, they were there
when I started working on the package:


The last patch includes the last of the Debian hardening flags that have not
been included yet. It makes sense to me to include those upstream if it makes
sense on all of the supported platforms.  Or someone would have to figure out
how to make it apply to only the platforms that should have it:



On 04/02/2013 11:23 AM, Henning Rogge wrote:
> Hi,
> do you think it would be feasible (maybe for the upload) to
> create a "v0.6.5.2_debian" branch where you commit all the patches
> that got uploaded into the Debian release?
> That would make it easier for us to help Debian users, because we can
> quickly see what code they are running.
> Henning
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
> <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> For basically any sizeable distro, there is a 'stable' release and a 'current'
>> release.
>> For squeeze/stable, only security or total breakage bugs can be fixed, and
>> only with very targetted patches.  That's basically the same with
>> wheezy/testing, since its about to be released.  For unstable, I can put
>> whatever version in, and that will also be included in the upcoming Ubuntu
>> release.  experimental can have anything, and nothing relies on it.
>> I uploaded 0.6.3-6 to unstable so it gets included in Ubuntu/raring.  Its very
>> well tested at this point.  Once gets more testing, I'll push it to
>> unstable.
>> .hc
>> On 04/02/2013 12:34 AM, Ferry Huberts wrote:
>>> On 02/04/13 08:17, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>>> Just pushed a bunch of package updates, here's how things stand now:
>>>> Debian:
>>>> http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=olsrd
>>>> * wheezy: 0.6.2 with the net_output stack fix from 0.6.4
>>>> * squeeze-backports: the wheezy version above
>>>> * unstable: 0.6.3 with the net_output stack fix from 0.6.4
>>>> * experimental: with some hardening flags
>>>> Ubuntu: same as Debian/unstable
>>>> https://launchpad.net/~guardianproject/+archive/commotion/+packages
>>>> Any testing, feedback, etc. is most appreciated!
>>> Why not straight from the release branch for all?
>>> ( + the 4 patches at the time of writing)
>>> We're doing the maintenance on the release branch especially for
>>> distributions. If they're not using that then there's no point in us
>>> doing that, IMHO.
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