[arch-dev-public] Nginx

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Aug 30 02:34:07 EDT 2013

On 03/08/13 00:59, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Am 02.08.2013 15:38, schrieb Sébastien Luttringer:
>> Nothing should block a nginx update, so if auth-pam is incompatible,
>> it will be dropped.
>> Passenger external module will be dropped as it causes too frequent rebuild.

Yet the current post_upgrade message says it is still there...

And if you are already envisioning that auth-pam will need to be dropped
in the future, I'd have to agree with this:

> I'd say better drop all third-party modules even if you use it yourself.
> I don't see why this should be an exception on the contrary: it was not
> merged upstream and it was last updated in 2010. And dropping it in case
> of an issue also introduces unexpected regressions for those users who
> started using it.
> So my recommendation would still be to keep at least the nginx package
> minimal and vanilla.

Agreed, only provide what upstream does.   The rest should be dealt with


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