[aur-general] no LLDP tools in [extra] or [community] :-/

Ido Rosen ido at kernel.org
Mon Aug 4 11:39:49 EDT 2014

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Sébastien Luttringer <seblu at seblu.net> wrote:
> On 23/07/2014 23:35, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
>> On 23/07/2014 15:59, Ido Rosen wrote:
>>> There's a PKGBUILD for ladvd and lldpd in AUR currently, these are
>>> important networking tools in data center environments.  Can someone
>>> please promote at least one of them to [community] or ideally [extra]?
>>>  They're not high on votes, but I think this should be an exception
>>> since not many people are using Arch in data center environments
>>> anyhow that would need them and would thus vote on them.  They both
>>> implement LLDP daemons.
>> I agree. I will move them.
>> Cheers,
> lldpd is now in community.
> Looking deeper in lldp servers/agents capabilities, I came to the
> conclusion that including ladvd seems unnecessary.
> With this in mind:
> http://www.kempgen.net/voip/lldp-agents.html
> ladvd has no release since Feb 2012 and less features than lldpd.

That's fair, thank you for packaging lldpd!  I noticed RedHat no
longer seems to package ladvd, and has switched to lldpad.  Maybe we
should package lldpad (aka Open-LLDP) from http://www.open-lldp.org/ ?

> Cheers,
> --
> Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
> https://seblu.net
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