[pkg-horde] Re: Dropping horde2
ola at opalsys.net
Mon Jan 30 09:22:43 UTC 2006
On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 09:01:58AM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 06:53:11AM +0100, Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 09:33:12PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 06:15:23PM +0000, Neil McGovern wrote:
> >>> kronolith seems to be fairly badly coded wrt security issues
> >>> though. I'd suggest depreciating kronolith1 and forcing people on
> >>> to kronolith2, whcih although only a little better, is actually
> >>> supported upstream.
> >> The problem is that kronolith2 depends on version 3 of the horde
> >> framework (rather than version 2), that the two versions of horde
> >> cannot meaningfully cooperate and there are still some horde2
> >> applications that have not been ported to horde3. Basically,
> >> upstream has abandoned horde2 before they ported all their OWN code
> >> to horde3.
> >> So dropping horde2 is a regression, which explains why we haven't
> >> done it yet. But I'm toying with the idea, as we cannot
> >> meaningfully support it anyway. Ola, your opinion?
> > If kronolith1 (named kronolith) can not be fixed, and is not
> > supported at all by upstream I think we should drop it.
> I was talking about dropping horde2 and all the apps for it. None of
> them is supported upstream, are they? Hmmm... Now I see that they
> security-updated Horde2 (November 2005), but none of the apps. I'm
> confused. Do we have a statement by them on the extent they *do*
> support it or not? If not, maybe we should just straight ask them?
> I propose:
> 1) If upstream commits to security support the horde2 suite for the
> etch timeframe, we keep it.
They do not. No guarantees anyway.
> 2) If upstream has completely dropped support (even security) for
> horde2 and its apps, drop them.
Officially they do not support it at all anymore. They have made some
I suggest we drop them all from Debian unstable/testing, now when sarge
has been released.
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