Devuan bug report logs - #199
mirrors: InRelease files missing Origin: field

Package: mirrors; Maintainer for mirrors is (unknown);

Reported by: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack@member.fsf.org>

Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack@member.fsf.org>

Full log


Message #5 received at submit@bugs.devuan.org (full text, mbox, reply):

Received: (at submit) by bugs.devuan.org; 23 Apr 2018 11:50:06 +0000
Return-Path: <olaf@ueda.ne.jp>
Delivered-To: devuanbugs@dyne.org
Received: from tupac3.dyne.org [195.169.149.119]
	by fulcanelli with IMAP (fetchmail-6.3.26)
	for <debbugs@localhost> (single-drop); Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:50:06 +0200 (CEST)
Received: from mo-sw.mose-mail.jp (mo-sw1505-0.mose-mail.jp [210.130.202.8])
	(using TLSv1.2 with cipher ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256 (128/128 bits))
	(No client certificate requested)
	by vm6.ganeti.dyne.org (Postfix) with ESMTPS id A139FF604C4
	for <submit@bugs.devuan.org>; Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:48:52 +0200 (CEST)
Received: by mo-sw.mose-mail.jp (mose-mo-sw1505) id w3NBlK3s028960; Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:47:20 +0900
Received: from quark (localhost [127.0.0.1])
	by mbox.mose-mail.jp (mose-mbox1505) id w3NBlJIf003430
	for <submit@bugs.devuan.org>; Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:47:20 +0900
Received: from olaf (uid 1000)
	(envelope-from olaf@ueda.ne.jp)
	id 134c44
	by quark (DragonFly Mail Agent v0.11);
	Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:47:19 +0900
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 24.5.1
From: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack@member.fsf.org>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.devuan.org>
Subject: mirrors: InRelease files missing Origin: field
X-Debbugs-CC: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack@member.fsf.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:47:19 +0900
Message-ID: <87y3hecfg8.fsf@member.fsf.org>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain
X-Spam-Status: No, score=0.0 required=5.0 tests=HEADER_FROM_DIFFERENT_DOMAINS,
	RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE,SPF_HELO_PASS,SPF_PASS,UNPARSEABLE_RELAY
	autolearn=disabled version=3.4.1
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.4.1 (2015-04-28) on tupac3.dyne.org
Package: mirrors
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

The *_InRelease files for pkgmaster.devuan.org and deb.devuan.org (and
probably also all *.deb.devuan.org mirrors) do not include an Origin:
field.  The *_InRelease files on packages.devuan.org do.  I haven't
checked amprolla.devuan.org or *.mirrors.devuan.org.

This came to light debugging odd behaviour of `lsb_release -c` (as you
can see illustrated below in the System Information where the codename
is `n/a`) using deb.devuan.org (see
https://lists.dyne.org/lurker/message/20180420.115057.d298af7b.en.html).
Whether `lsb_release` should consult these files is a separate issue but
when I switch to packages.devuan.org and run `apt-get update` the
codename all of a sudden displays as `ascii`, as expected.

There may be other packages that rely on the Origin: information.  One
that I am aware of is unattended-upgrades.  Its configuration lets the
user select which parts of their APT sources should be upgraded
unattended.  One of the specifications it supports is based on the
Origin: field.  Absence of the field in InRelease files will probably
break that.

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux testing/unstable
Release:	testing/unstable
Codename:	n/a

Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-6-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Hope this helps,
--
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2            FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
 GnuPG key: F84A2DD9/B3C0 2F47 EA19 64F4 9F13  F43E B8A4 A88A F84A 2DD9
 Support Free Software                        https://my.fsf.org/donate
 Join the Free Software Foundation              https://my.fsf.org/join


Send a report that this bug log contains spam.


Devuan BTS -- Powered by Debian bug tracking system
Copyright (C) 1999 Darren O. Benham,
1997,2003 nCipher Corporation Ltd, 1994-97 Ian Jackson,
2005-2017 Don Armstrong, and many other contributors.

Devuan Bugs Owner <owner@bugs.devuan.org>.
Last modified: Fri Oct 23 21:07:27 2020;