[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#862391: Bug#862391: onionshare: Please ensure onionshare is in Stretch
u at 451f.org
Fri May 12 09:04:00 UTC 2017
intrigeri at debian.org:
> Package: onionshare
> Version: 0.9.1-1
> Severity: normal
> unless we do something about it, onionshare will be auto-removed from
> testing soon as it depends on torbrowser-launcher that itself won't
> make it into Stretch.
> There are plans to address the root cause of the problem in Buster
> (thanks to onion-grater), but for Stretch I suggest we:
> 1. demote "Depends: torbrowser-launcher" to Recommends
> 2. document in README.Debian that to use onionshare, one needs
> a) to install and run torbrowser-launcher so onionshare uses this
> b) to configure access to the control port of a system-wide Tor,
> and point onionshare to it
> … which would allow us to ship onionshare in Stretch, with sub-optimal
> usability, sure, but still better than not having it at all IMO.
> What do you think? Sounds doable?
Thanks for caring and coming up with this plan. I'll handle it that way.
This will also allow adding some upstream modifications that were made
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