[Pkg-xmpp-devel] jabberd2 again

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Tue Apr 21 22:05:10 UTC 2015


I'm running jabberd2 on my own server, currently Ubuntu-based but as
soon as we get this package in good shape for Debian I am going to
reinstall the machine.  So I will be able to test things easily.


Willem van den Akker <wvdakker at wilsoft.nl> writes:

> Hi,
> Thanks for sponsoring it.
> I am almost 2 years busy to get a sponsor who can get it into
> experimental/stable.
> Many sponsors are afraid to do it because Jabberd is an unknown package.
> Asking around on the mentorslist to get it into jessie. No response what
> so ever.
> Anyway, please put it into exp if you think it is in good shape.
> Greetings.
> On Tue, 2015-04-21 at 16:18 +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> I believe I can sponsor it, now that I'm a DD.  I'm happy to upload to
>> experimental now if you think it is a good idea?
>> Re zombie, I was referring to that the last event for jabberd2 was
>> almost a year ago, and it was to remove it from testing... so whatever
>> shape the package is in, it is not in a good one.
>> I recall updating the package for 2.3.x as well, but I think we should
>> upload the current pending version first, and then move to 2.3.x.
>> /Simon
>> Willem van den Akker <wvdakker at wilsoft.nl> writes:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > This packages is not a Zombie packages. I have tried serveral times to
>> > get sponsors to upload the
>> > package. No one seems willing to.
>> >
>> > I hope to get a sponsor for uploading it after Jessie is released.
>> >
>> > Greetings,
>> > Willem
>> >
>> > On Tue, 2015-04-21 at 12:06 +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi.  I'm trying to bring jabberd2 up from its zombie state in Debian.
>> >> As I'm now a DD, I can actually upload it.  Does anyone have any
>> >> objections?  I'll upload whats in pkg-xmpp/jabberd2's git repository
>> >> soon unless I hear anything contrary.  I also noticed upstream just came
>> >> out with a new version.  Hopefully we can get something into
>> >> jessie-backports, as I would like to run jabberd2 for myself.
>> >> 
>> >> /Simon
>> >
>> >
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