[arch-dev-public] [signoff] vpnc 0.5.3-4

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:32:35 EDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 11:08:15AM +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Fix FS#25002 (add net-tools dep for now), FS#23452 (fix path, add
>> optdepend) and FS#25095 (add supplied patch).
>> Please sign off.
>> I also want to mention that I don't use vpnc anymore, and haven't done
>> so for years. I don't want to keep maintaining it, so if there are
>> takers among the devs, please step up.
> Anyone else? User signoffs are welcome.
> I'd like to get this moved to core soon-ish to make way for some more
> concrete changes, namely:
> * Updating to an svn tarball which has some lovely bug fixes -- several
>  other distros are packaging trunk.
> * An updated vpnc-script maintained by David Woodhouse (intel employee
>  and major kernel contributor) [1]. He's added ipv6 support and a few
>  bugfixes as well.
> I've also sent David a pull request to get rid of the net-tools
> dependency (at least in Linux) and fix a bug in his updates.
> d
> [1] http://git.infradead.org/users/dwmw2/vpnc-scripts.git

1. Why is this even in [core]? It doesn't seem essential at all to most systems.
2. The updates sound smart to me.


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