[CentOS-devel] kernel-4.18.0-193.14.2.el8_2 in git.centos.org

Johnny Hughes

johnny at centos.org
Mon Aug 3 15:23:12 UTC 2020

On 8/3/20 10:19 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 8/3/20 9:43 AM, Antal Nemeš wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: CentOS-devel <centos-devel-bounces at centos.org> On Behalf Of Brian
>>> Stinson
>>> Sent: Monday, 3 August 2020 16:14
>>>> I believe 14.3 is exactly the same as 14.2 except that RH needed to
>>>> adjust the signing order of their certificates and since those are RH
>>>> specific, 14.2 == 14.3 for the intents and purposes of non-RHEL builds.
>>>> Trevor
>>> This is the correct answer. The difference between 14.2 and 14.3 is only
>>> applicable to RHEL, and is not a change in the underlying content. The CentOS
>>> kernels were dual-signed in the right order for us in 14.2
>>> --Brian
>> Great, thanks for confirmation. This throws a gigantic monkey wrench in my attempts 
>> at automating src.rpm generation from git.centos.org, so I hope this was an exceptional occurrence?
> Yes .. one could say that an embargoed, 'named' sescureboot/kernel fix
> that requires a signature from Microsoft before release AND requires
> hiding embargoed content (which CentOS is not set up to do ..we build
> everythign in the open) .. is VERY MUCH an exceptional occurrence.
> Then throw in the fact the both RHEL and CentOS installs could no longer
> BOOT .. I think you are it the most unbelievable and most complicated
> build we have ever done in as the CentOS Project.

NOTE:  I have built, signed,  and released about 90% of ALL content for
CentOS Linux since 2004 // this is by far the most complicated thing I
have ever built.

Brian Stinson is a genius :)  So is Peter Jones.

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