[arch-dev-public] Anyone want to adopt vpnc?
d at falconindy.com
Sun Oct 21 08:28:04 EDT 2012
On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 08:48:56AM +0100, Jonathan Steel wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 11:21:45PM -0400, Dave Reisner wrote:
> > 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.
> > d
> I use vpnc to connect to my work network, weekly or at least monthly and
> would be happy to maintain it if you could drop it to [community].
> Jonathan Steel
I've already got an offer to move it to [community], but there's
packages in [extra] which depend on it. In order to respect the repo
hierarchy, vpnc needs to remain in [extra] unless those other packages are
moved to [community] as well.
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