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Bug#843099: boto package outdated because of authentification encryption "upgrade"

Le Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 08:36:10PM +0100, Reiner Keller a écrit :
> I have since months problems using Saltstack provision in a single setup
> run on the Debian AWS images because it delivers only with an outdated
> python-boto package which is sadly actually also the only public
> available version for Jessie:
>     Package: python-boto
>     Version: 2.34.0-2

Hi Reiner,

it looks like what you need is a "backport" of 2.40.0-1 to Jessie
(https://backports.debian.org/).  Perhaps you can first ask to the package
maintainer if he would like to prepare one and if not, please do not
hesitate to ask here.  If you are familiar with Debian packaging, you
are also welcome to prepare a backport yourself and ask for sponsorship

Note also that version 2.38.0-1 will always be available from our "snaphot"
archive.  Since it is a frozen snapshot, there is no support for it (which
means no correction of security bugs), but provided that you understand the
issues with installing unsupported packages, it still may be useful for your
purposes.  http://snapshot.debian.org/package/python-boto/2.38.0-1/

I hope it helps.

Have a nice day,


Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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