[arch-dev-public] Nginx

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Fri Aug 30 21:00:57 EDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 8:34 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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
> by ABS/AUR.
> Allan

I will follow the elders. I removed nginx-extra and nginx package in
testing is now purely vanilla modules.


Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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