All Shibboleth 2.1 packages uploaded

Ferenc Wagner wferi at
Mon Mar 2 23:20:55 UTC 2009

Russ Allbery <rra at> writes:

> All the Shibboleth 2.1 packages are now in unstable.

Thanks, Russ!

> The only other thing on my want list for the packaging right now is to
> switch to running shibd as a non-root user.  Patches welcome there.

I intend to work on this, as my time permits.  A similar change could
be getting shibd properly damonize itself, though that would also
require code changes besides some init script+permission modifications.

> In naming the user, I would lean towards using Debian-shib or
> Debian-shibd to keep it out of the namespace that the end-user might
> use.  Good naming for such users is still an open question in Debian
> as a whole, unfortunately.

So was the _shibd schema dropped?  I'd go for Debian-shibd then.

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