Plans for Shibboleth SP 2.1 debian packages
rra at debian.org
Mon Jan 19 20:24:36 UTC 2009
Ferenc Wagner <wferi at niif.hu> writes:
> Patrik Schnellmann <schnellmann at switch.ch> writes:
>> 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?
> When Lenny is released, backports.org will open, and SP 2.1 will be
> uploaded to unstable. As soon as it migrates to the new testing, we
> will backport it as well.
I expect the limiting factor will be how fast the backports.org folks open
their repository to backports. I plan on uploading 2.1 to unstable pretty
much immediately after the release (well, possibly waiting a week or so
since the archive administrators prefer people to smooth out the flood of
new packages so that the buildds and archive software isn't completely
In the past it's sometimes taken a month for backports.org to open for a
new distribution, but now that it's using dak and has more resources, I
expect it will be faster.
Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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