[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Cryptsetup in Debian

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Sat Nov 19 20:02:14 UTC 2005

On 18/11/2005 Michael Gebetsroither wrote:
> > > > afterwards i would start merging both packages.
> > > Why merging the packages?
> > see above.
> Imho we could do the following:
> Take all debian fixes from cryptsetup and put it also in
> cryptsetup-luks (as patches). Sync the manpages.
> Than we have 2 equal packages, but one with LUKS support.
> I'take the next release from cryptsetup-luks from the alioth svn, so
> the codebase gets enought testers.
> Than we could just rename cryptsetup-luks to cryptsetup, and let
> cryptsetup without luks die.
> Also we should take care of current cryptsetup-luks users (with
> seamless upgrade path + a provides cryptsetup-luks in the new
> cryptsetup package with luks).
> In the end we have _one_ cryptsetup with luks support and many
> happy users :)!

yes, that's what i proposed. i suggest creating a dummy transitional
only package 'cryptsetup-luks' until the release of etch, which depends
on cryptsetup. thus current cryptsetup-luks users will upgrade to the
new cryptsetup package too.

> > ok, i added you as project admin. you should have write access to the
> > repository and the project page now. hope to see submissions from you
> > soon ;)
> Sorry, not before end of next week.
> I've 3 exams during the next week :(, sorry.

sure, and good luck for the exams.


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