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Announcement of new TSC member 1 year, 5 months ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

Hello Friends,

The Alpine Council would like to announce Psykose as a new member of the
Technical Steering Committee aka TSC.
Psykose is replacing Ariadne who is stepping down due to time constraints.
We would like to thank Ariadne for her support at the TSC and are happy she
will still be around to support Alpine.

Best regards,

Carlo Landmeter
Alpine Linux Council

Re: ca-certificates source missing - due to re-org to gitlab? 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/infra

I dont really have a preference.
I think i would like to keep /alpine namespace clean/simple, but it's not a

On Thu, 21 May 2020 at 12:04, Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I believe you are correct.
> The old repo is still available at
> https://git-old.alpinelinux.org/ca-certificates/
> We should move it to gitlab. Does anyone from infra team have any

git.alpinelinux.org migration 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

Hi Alpine Developers,

In recent months we have been migrating most of Alpine Linux repositories to
GitLab. This means that git.a.o has been converted to a mirror instead of our
origin. Except our regular Alpine Linux repositories it was also hosting some
different projects ie ACF, Hosted and User.

To prevent confusion and maintaining two different platforms
(GitLab and Gitolite) we would like to ask our developers to move their
repositories to GitLab. We have already created a new cgit interface which will
only hold our basic Alpine Linux repository as shown in the root of

We have moved our old repositories to https://git-old.alpinelinux.org/ so

Re: Switching aports origin to GitLab 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

Hi Natanael,

> fatal: 'git@gitlab.alpinelinux.org/alpine/aports.git' does not appear to be a git repository
> fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

The url needs to have a colon like: git@gitlab.alpinelinux.org:alpine/aports.git

> But you don't need to fetch over ssh, so you can do:
>   git remote set-url origin https://gitlab.alpinelinux.org/alpine/aports.git
>   git remote set-url origin --push git@gitlab.alpinelinux.org:alpine/aports.git

Switching aports origin to GitLab 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

Dear Developers,

As Kevin pointed out few days ago [1] the Alpine Linux Infra team is going to
switch the git origin of aports from our git.alpinelinux.org source to our
GitLab instance. We are planning to do this on Monday the 16th of March 2020.
This means that developers will need to update the remotes of their local
aports repositories to the one from GitLab [2].

We are planning to keep git.alpinelinux.org as a mirror described in the issue
on GitLab [3].

To update your remote you can follow the steps described in [4].

For questions or remark use this email or the issue as mentioned in [3].

Re: Alpine Linux Mirror 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/infra

Sorry about that, we lost one server with some mail group forwards.
I will correct that asap.

Thanks for informing us.

On Wed, 11 Mar 2020 at 14:05, Jacob Slater <igloo@purdue.edu> wrote:
> Greetings,
> My apologies - I did attempt to use the address listed on the page, but it sadly seems to bounce back with an inbox does not exist message.
> Jacob Slater
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2020, 03:24 Carlo Landmeter <clandmeter@alpinelinux.org> wrote:

Re: Alpine Linux Mirror 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/infra

Sorry for the late reply.

Yes this is of course possible, please next time use the correct
address taken from mirrors.alpinelinux.org.
I will try to add it asap.



On Tue, 3 Mar 2020 at 20:19, Jacob Slater <igloo@purdue.edu> wrote:
> Greetings,
> The Purdue Linux Users Group is currently mirroring Alpine and would like

Re: how could i install a package with apk and not its dependencys? 4 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/apk-tools

On Sun, 16 Feb 2020 at 19:39, bg killas <mikael.walhelm.proton@gmail.com>

> i want to install linux-lts without the firmware since i have no use for
> it (that prob should be a option in the installer also)
> i thought i could fix this by installing with the .apk file but it doesent
> work even if i turn off networking
I don't think this is the right location for these questions.
In any case did you try apk add linux-firmware-none ?

Re: Security Issues in Redmine 5 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

> Do you have a plan to provide the vulnerability information as a
> parsable format (JSON, YAML, etc.) officially? Or, as I have already
> developed the program, is there anything I can help?

You mean something like https://github.com/alpinelinux/alpine-secdb ?


Re: Notice: lists.alpinelinux.org is running a new mailing list software stack 5 years ago

From Carlo Landmeter to ~alpine/devel

On Thu, 11 Jul 2019 at 16:07, Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com> wrote:
> Greetings! lists.alpinelinux.org is now running a SourceHut-based
> mailing list driver and web frontend:
> https://lists.alpinelinux.org/lists/~alpine
> All existing subscribers have been imported, and the archives have been
> backfilled. Forwards have been set up so that emails sent to the old
> posting addresses will be handled correctly, but if you'd like to update
> your configs the new addresses can be found at the "new post" button on
> each list's archive page.
> The new lists have better archives and searching, first-class patch