[Pkg-auth-maintainers] Bug#911921: Bug ##911921: yubikey-manager new upstream version 1.0.1

Felix Zielcke fzielcke at z-51.de
Sun Mar 10 15:40:39 GMT 2019

Am Samstag, den 09.03.2019, 17:21 +0100 schrieb Nicolas Braud-Santoni:
> Hi Felix,

Hi Nicolas,

> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 09:03:37AM +0100, Felix Zielcke wrote:
> > Any chance that you could also package yubikey-manager-qt and
> > update
> > (the much outdated) yubioath-desktop?
> > I thought about doing it myself, but I'm just a DM. So I would need
> > a
> > sponsor.
> I'm not using those GUI applications, so I wouldn't be familiar
> enough with them
> to feel comfortable maintaining them myself -- what if the
> functionality is
> broken and I don't notice? -- but I can definitely be your sponsor
> for
> maintaining those (and eventually get you direct upload rights there,
> since you
> are already a DM).
> Would you also be interested in co-maintaining yubikey-manager?

Great. I like to join the authentication team and help you.
My salsa login is be: fzielcke-guest

I'm just not so familiar with git. Especially because upstream ships a
debian/ directory in their git repos. I have to figure out how to
manage this.

> > And for yubikey-manager-qt it's now too late anyway to get it
> > into buster.
> Same for yubioath-desktop: it was dropped from testing in 2017, so
> the soft
> freeze would have prevented it from re-entering.
> We can make it available in buster-backports though, if that's
> something you
> need; I recently applied for upload access to backports  :)

I was more thinking for the other users of Debian :-)
I myself use unstable anyway.

Do I need to file an intent to salvage bug and wait 3 weeks or could I
just go ahead?
I noticed now on github, that the Yubico people gave up maintaining the
official Debian packages and just care now about their Ubuntu PPA:


> Best,
>   nicoo

Thanks again Nicoo

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