Latest update - 2018.05.26 - missing key on CentOS

Benedikt Schäfer b.schaefer at
Fri Jun 15 10:34:41 CEST 2018


I think what Enrico wanted to say is more like,
what could we do as community to avoid those kind of problmes in the 
future and improve the Kolab community.
Maybe we could run a community infrastructure by our own, just an idea 
to be more independent from Kolab Systems?

Best regards,

Am 15.06.2018 08:30, schrieb Christoph Erhardt:
> Hi Enrico,
> I think you may be mistaking me for a staff member of Kolab Systems; 
> I'm just
> a regular member of the project's open-source community like you are. 
> ;-)
> I agree with what you wrote, but I cannot do anything about it (other 
> than
> help out in the areas where my progress is not dependent on somebody at 
> Kolab
> Systems flicking a switch).
> Regarding the workaround for the signing-key issue: fortunately, it's 
> not as
> problematic as you think. If you change the repository link to 
> https://, your
> package manager validates the server's host certificate and downloads 
> all
> packages over an encrypted connection - which should provide roughly 
> the same
> level of integrity guarantees. Still, I agree that this issue should be 
> fixed
> rather today than tomorrow.
> Best regards,
> Christoph
> On Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:46:28 CEST Enrico Tagliavini wrote:
>> Hello Christoph,
>>      if I may throw in a suggestion, without sounding like a troll or
>> an hater, but rather trying to be constructive: maybe this is a good
>> time to review the internal priorities. I understand there is one
>> person only maintaining the infrastructure and I fully understand he
>> can be busy. Blocking updates of all users for multiple weeks should
>> be a very high priority task, I know there is a workaround but it
>> involved disabling the only check guaranteeing the source of the
>> package. Possibly this person needs some help if he cannot flush his
>> queue enough to reach the point where he can take care of this task.
>> Again: this is just not to flame or troll, I support Kolab, and I
>> appreciate the work from everybody working on it and I want it to be
>> as successful as possible, that's also why I want such issue not to
>> happen or to be addressed timely.
>> Thank you.
>> Kind regards.
>> Enrico
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