[Pkg-fedora-ds-maintainers] Reason of unstable status of one package

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 14 12:21:44 UTC 2014

On 14.03.2014 13:38, Antonin Charbonnel wrote:
> Le 14/03/2014 04:48, Timo Aaltonen a écrit :
>> On 13.03.2014 17:30, Antonin Charbonnel wrote:
>>> Hello maintainers,
>>> I am working on project to migrate our ldap service on Debian 7. I would
>>> like to know the reason for the unstable status of the 389-ds-base
>>> package to help me in my decisions in this project for my company. Is it
>>> because this package is not ready for production or another reasons ? Do
>>> you have an estimate date of change of status of this package in
>>> testing/stable ?
>>> Thank you.
>>> Best regards,
>> The transition is being held up by something, probably due to 389-* not
>> building on kfreebsd and hurd. It'll get marked as linux-only in the
>> next uploads, dunno when those happen.
>> Another thing upstream would like us to change is to have a build of
>> libldap against NSS, since there are no guarantees that all the 389-ds
>> functionality is there with gnutls.
>> -- 
>> t
> Timo,
> Thank you for your quick reply, but I one thing is still unclear. My
> question is to know if this package is not in stable status because a
> code is not ok or for another reasons. If these packages are in unstable
> status because the of delays (unrelated to the i386 platform) in the
> integration process into the stable repositories, then I might consider
> compiling and deployement of 389DS until the packages are in a stable
> status.

Well it didn't make it in wheezy/stable because it was uploaded right
after the freeze and didn't get an exception. And the reason it's not in
testing is what I explained already.

I don't use it in production so no idea how ready it is. Still some way
to go before FreeIPA works on Debian which is what I'm after..


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