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  1. 1.0.x maintenance moved to Hellfield Archive

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    After the Debian buster release, django in Debian sid/bullseye has been updated to 2.2.

    Not only does this version have a number of incompabilities (to former 1.11), it also, more importantly, drops python 2 support.

    With mini-buildd 1.0.x (stable) being python 2 …

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  2. Hellfield Archive updated

    As a housekeeping task after the Debian buster release, the Hellfield Archive has been upgraded and cleaned up as well.

    Most noteworthy, for Debian I decided to go for the "current Debian" versioning scheme starting with buster. This may make some manual upgrades which are technically downgrades necessary when upgrading …

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  3. APT weak digest warning under wheezy

    Newer apt versions warn if the repository release files are signed using "weak" digests algorithms like SHA1:

    W: http://mini-buildd-uff.ta.ta:8066/repositories/test/dists/sid-test-unstable/InRelease: Signature by key FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1)
    

    This should usually not occur as mini-buildd …

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  4. ThinkPad T460s with NVMe on jessie

    This is rather "a note to self"; maybe this is of any worth for others too...

    Since recently, I own a new Thinkpad T460s, including a "NVM Express" ('NVMe') SSD.

    Unfortunately, plain jessie can't deal with initramfs creation for nvme properly, and also some other skylake related updates seem mandatory …

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