[arch-dev-public] [arch-dev] arch: Orphan package [openvpn] marked out-of-date
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 18:28:09 EDT 2009
On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Arch Website Notification schrieb:
>> Package Name: openvpn
>> Architecture: x86_64
>> Repository: Testing
>> The user provided the following additional text:
>> I know the official stable version of openvpn is 2.0.9, but this version
>> is 3 years old and outdated! Normally there is nothing wrong with 3 years
>> old software, but this version doesn't work with the most of the
>> openvpn-servers I have to connect!
>> Most of the servers require version >=2.1_RC7. And even Debain-stable
>> ships openvpn 2.1_RC7!
>> Best regards
> What do you think? Here's the advantages of 2.1:
> - More features
> - I use 2.1 exclusively, so if we switch to 2.1, someone would actively
> maintain and test openvpn (me)
> - The "release candidates" are as stable as you would expect a final
> release, they always work great.
> Should we switch to openvpn 2.1?
Seems silly to me to stick with old software, esp if Debian stable is
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