Plans for Shibboleth SP 2.1 debian packages

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Nov 19 20:23:51 UTC 2008

Patrik Schnellmann <schnellmann at> writes:

> I can't tell about Red Hat (or Fedora), but the Debian release process
> makes it almost impossible to have an up-to-date version of Shib in the
> 'stable' release. Therefore, to me, it is important to have a well
> maintained package repository for backports that can be installed on the
> current stable release.  Signed packages would be a plus, though.

There will definitely be signed 2.1 packages for lenny available from, which is fairly official within Debian, shortly after lenny
releases. hasn't opened for lenny backports yet, for
obvious reasons, and I'm holding off on uploading 2.1 to unstable until
after the release freeze is over.

Assuming plans go forward as currently intended, once lenny releases,
we'll also be able to upload 2.1 backports for etch to

Russ Allbery (rra at               <>

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