[pkg-go] Syncthing to jessie-backports

Alexandre Viau aviau at debian.org
Tue Nov 28 22:37:13 UTC 2017

On 28/11/17 12:14 PM, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
> redirecting this to pkg-go-maintainers@, cc'ing aviau, who did the
> most recent upload.
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Petteri Helminen
> <petteri.helminen at gmail.com <mailto:petteri.helminen at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     would it possible to include Syncthing into jessie-backports? At least
>     for now, installing Syncthing(.deb) package provided at
>     stretch-backports repository makes no conflicts on Debian Jessie.
>     Therefore I think it would not be so consumptive to make and keep
>     Syncthing available to jessie as well.


Yes, It would be possible but it would require backporting all of
Syncthing's build dependencies. The fact that Syncthing runs in Jessie
is due to the fact that golang binaries bundle all dependencies.

I don't intend to spend time backporting Syncthing build deps to Jessie
for now.



Alexandre Viau
aviau at debian.org

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