[Pkg-gnupg-maint] dirmngr moved into gnupg 2.1 source tree

Peter Eisentraut petere at debian.org
Tue Sep 9 00:02:42 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-08-29 at 17:17 -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> So, were you aware of this change? Did you already have plans for
> dealing with it? We'd like to get gnupg2.1 in experimental but obviously
> don't want to hijack your package as a side effect.

I knew this was coming, but gnupg2 appears to move at glacial speeds, so
I had almost forgotten about it already.

> If you're OK with the transition from its own package to the gnupg
> tree, I would suggest you join the pkg-gnupg alioth project and you
> can continue your work on dirmngr there (and feel free to move the
> existing dirmngr package to pkg-gnupg). Then we can just upload the
> new gnupg 2.1 to experimental (and only experimental, we won't upload
> to unstable until it's been released by upstream) with the new
> dirmngr.

It appears to me that the dirmngr binary package ought to be built from
the gnupg2 source package going forward, seeing that the top-level
configure has various dirmngr related options.  So feel free to take
whatever you need out of the existing dirmngr source package and drop it
into gnupg2.

I'm quite glad to get rid of this package and put it into more dedicated

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