[arch-dev-public] Anyone want to adopt vpnc?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Sat Oct 20 23:21:45 EDT 2012

On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 10:54:59PM -0400, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 5:06 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> > I used to use this on a daily basis, but I now have zero use for it (and
> > zero ability to test it). Anyone actually use this? It's pretty low
> > maintenance -- I was pulling snapshots from svn/git with some bash
> > voodoo I left in the PKGBUILD to generate snapshots.
> >
> > Two repos you say? svn because vpnc seems to refuse to tag a new
> > release, and the repo is varying states of quiet to silent. git
> > because an Intel employee actively maintains the shell scripts used on
> > post-connect (/etc/vpnc/vpnc-script).
> >
> > I'll give this a week before dropping it to the AUR.
> >
> > d
> FTR, vpnc is used by a couple of packages:
>     archboot
>     networkmanager-vpnc
>     openconnect
> so it will need to stay in the repos unless we also remove or update
> the dependencies of these packages.

Uggh... I guess that means Ionut wants to take vpnc, since he maintains
openconnect ;). Alternatively, there's no real issue with leaving vpnc
in extra -- it just means it isn't going to be touched unless someone
asks me to.


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