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

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Tue Apr 1 18:19:49 UTC 2014

Sam Hartman <hartmans at debian.org> writes:
>>>>>> "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.

I'm hoping that we'll have a resolution for this before there's a need for
a libshib-plugins7.  If not, then I'll take that approach (I don't think I
foreclosed it by calling libshib-plugins6 libshibsp-plugins instead).

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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