[pkg-golang-devel] Go compiler team

Michael Stapelberg stapelberg at debian.org
Mon Dec 17 22:42:20 GMT 2018

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 11:24 PM Dr. Tobias Quathamer <toddy at debian.org>

> Dear all,
> recently, I've become involved in the golang compiler packaging. I did
> some cleanups of obsolete packages (golang-1.6 up to golang-1.9) and
> asked for removal from unstable.
> FTP master has now removed those packages, and I'm currently trying to
> get the release team to rebuild all arch:any go packages with the
> current compiler in unstable, so that those packages have a fresh
> "Built-Using":
> https://bugs.debian.org/916642
Thanks for your help with the compiler packaging!

> Regarding the compiler packages, I've uploaded golang-1.11 to NEW, and
> it has been accepted a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, the build on
> mips64el fails, and I'm not sure why. Any help would be appreciated here.
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=golang-1.11
> Last, not least, a beta release of golang-1.12 is around the corner, and
> I plan to upload it rather soon, so that we have a chance to get the
> package accepted in time for buster.
> Which leads me to my next question: The mailing list I'm currently
> writing to has been migrated from alioth. However, it seems to me that
> it mostly attracts spam (and the automatic mails from FTP master).
> Should this list be kept? My suggestion would be to set up a team at
> tracker.d.o (e.g. "go-compiler") and use the address
> "team+go-compiler at tracker.d.o" as maintainer address in d/control.
> Everybody who would like to get notifications about new uploads, bugs
> etc. can then join that team. Thoughts?

Sounds good to me!

> Last, not least, is anyone working on the security support of golang
> packages for buster? See the thread starting here:
> https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/pkg-go-maintainers/Week-of-Mon-20180903/023312.html

Not me, so if you have spare cycles for it, that’d be great :)

> Regards,
> Tobias

Best regards,
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