Re: Bug#409924: does not ship anything related to kerberos or smb authentification
On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 05:05:31PM +0100, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Feb 2007 13:01:25 +0100, Michael Ablassmeier wrote:
> > according to its package description this package ships Authentification
> > Modules for Kerberos and SMB. This is wrong. The Package should depend
> > on the non-packaged Authen::Simple::Kerberos:
> > http://search.cpan.org/~chansen/Authen-Simple-Kerberos-0.1/
> > and Authen::Simple::SMB Modules:
> > http://search.cpan.org/~chansen/Authen-Simple-SMB-0.1/
> > either adjust the description (and Examples/README Files) accordingly
> > or package the above mentioned modules in order to provide this
> > functionality.
> After a quick look at the packages it seems that:
> * the description of libauthen-simple-perl should be adjusted (either
> shortened or extended to all possible Authen::Simple adapters)
> * the "depends:" should list libauthen-simple-FOO-perl |
> libauthen-simple-BAR-perl | ... (or "suggests:"? "recommends:"?)
> I'd go for "recommends:" because the other packages are not
> thecnically necessary but libauthen-simple-perl is useless without
> * currently we have 5 adapters in the svn repository:
> libauthen-simple-http-perl, libauthen-simple-pam-perl,
> libauthen-simple-kerberos-perl, libauthen-simple-passwd-perl,
> * one of them (libauthen-simple-kerberos-perl) is not uploaded to the
> For the time being I've changed the long description and added the
> Recommends: field in svn.
> Any thoughts?
yep, that should do the job. Sorry for the noise regarding Authen::Simple::SMB
which does indeed already exist. Is there any reason for
Authen::Simple::Kerberos for not beeing uploaded yet?