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

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Fri Sep 2 11:03:33 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.

Remember our philosophy... If there's a package in our repositories that
needs tons of patches and isn't developed upstream anymore, we should
always look for alternatives. "Broken" doesn't necessarily mean that
stuff stops working.

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