[aur-general] wtf? tcp_wrappers back in [community]?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Fri Sep 2 10:16:49 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 06:04:04PM +0400, Sergej Pupykin wrote:
> At Fri, 02 Sep 2011 11:22:02 +0200,
> Laurent Carlier <lordheavym at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > See https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23929
> > 
> It is not issue. This is rather controversial philosophy/architecture
> questions and care about home users (If they forget that libwrap does
> not cover all network applications).
> As I understand tcp_wrappers still works fine despite of 14+ years old
> release.

No, that's exactly the issue. We decided, after bringing up the idea for
the third time [1] that tcp_wrappers needs to go. There was plenty of
support and _zero_ opposition to this decision, so we went ahead with it.


[1] http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2011-July/020931.html

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