Plans for Shibboleth SP 2.1 debian packages

Patrik Schnellmann schnellmann at
Mon Jan 19 13:56:00 UTC 2009

Hi all,

We have installed the etch-backports Shib packages and they work pretty well
for us.

Now that lenny is about to be released as the next stable Debian version, when
could we estimate to get backports for lenny? What about an amd64 version?

Thank you and best regards,

Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Patrik Schnellmann <schnellmann at> writes:
>> Do you have any plans concerning packaging of the current version
>> Shibboleth 2.1 of the SP?
>> I do not expect the packages to be in Debian stable, but
>> etch-backports packages would be an option. Besides that, Shib 2.0
>> is no longer under development by the Internet2 Shib team. What's
>> your position on this?
> Hi Patrik,
> We've created 2.1 packages for sid and etch-backports, but they
> weren't uploaded to the official archives because of the freeze.  The
> master and etch branches represent the current state of the art (find
> the repositories from
> You are also welcome to try out packages from
>   deb etch-backports main
> in the interim.
> If you have further questions, please use our mailing list:
> pkg-shibboleth-devel at (linked from the wiki).

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