changes to Debian package building in upstream Linux.
Attended the Debian LTS monthly meeting on IRC.
Reviewed the following merge requests:
Updated the linux package for Debian 10 "buster" to 4.19.299, but
didn't make an upload.
Cambridge and the preceding mini-DebCamp, although I was
absent on Sunday due to illness.
Updated the backports of linux in
for build regression for linux with upstream version 6.6.
With some help from Helmut Grohne, updated kernel team maintained
packages to move files under /usr:
Proposed changes to dput-ng for better compatiblity with dput:
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native hppa builds of linux, which regressed due to my changes
for cross-build support.
I changed klibc's address layout for some architectures to work
around a bug in QEMU
user-space emulation. While investigating this I realised why
klibc had started failing to link for MIPS R6, and fixed that too.
I updated my branch
some reproducibility issues in linux.
which is needed to support use of TLS by the Linux kernel, in
particular for NFS-over-TLS. I opened several
issues for problems I found.
In order to test the NFS client with TLS, I needed Linux 6.5, so I
the linux package to 6.5-rc3 (not yet uploaded).
I cherry-picked mitigations for CVE-2023-20593 a.k.a. Zenbleed to
various kernel branches, and uploaded linux version 6.1.38-2 to
I updated the buster-security branch of linux to upstream stable
version 4.19.289, uploaded and issued
I uploaded linux backport versions 6.3.7-1~bpo12+1
(bookworm-backports), 6.1.28-2~bpo11+1 (bullseye-backports), and
I made a minimal
of the fix for CVE-2023-3610 for bullseye-security.
klibc version 2.0.13 after nearly 6 months of development.
(At the time of writing, the above link was broken due to an
expired certificate.) Headline features are the LoongArch port
and the use of 64-bit time_t and RT signals on all architectures.
I also uploaded the new version to Debian.
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