Bug#740603: /etc/shibboleth not created when not using libapache2-mod-shib2

Sam Hartman hartmans at debian.org
Tue Apr 1 11:30:26 UTC 2014

>>>>> "Russ" == Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> writes:

    Russ> This is what I did for now.  I created a libshibsp-plugins
    Russ> package and a shibboleth-sp2-utils package and made the
    Russ> dependencies from libapache2-mod-shib2 and from -utils to
    Russ> -plugins strict (to require exactly the same version).

    Russ> I think that will do for now, but it does have some problems.
    Russ> For example, if another package wants to use the library and
    Russ> the plugins, it would:

why not have libshib-plugins6 even without the soname directory?
You can provide and conflict libshib-plugins.
Yes, you can only have one plugins package installed at a time, but you
don't lose functionality that way.

    Russ> However, for the time being, the Apache module and shibd are
    Russ> probably the only real users, so in practice this will
    Russ> generally work for the time being.

I plan to ITP moonshot-gss-eap within a month or so.

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