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

Simon Matter

simon.matter at invoca.ch
Mon Aug 3 15:34:05 UTC 2020

> 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.

Some filtering rules in my brain just triggered an alarm here, too many
words like 'embargoed content', 'secureboot', 'hiding', 'Microsoft'... on
a GNU/Linux devel list :-)


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