Re: RFC/RFS for proposed Balsa 2 NMU
Out of curiosity, what has Balsa upstream said about adding an OpenSSL
exception clause to their license? I generally find it to be easier to
just ask for the exception clause (offering an explanation), than to
disable crypto in my packages..
On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 16:51:41 +1100, Andrew Lau wrote:
> Hi again,
> Balsa 2.0.3-0.1 has now been fixed. Kerberos (GSSAPI) support
> has been enabled in this package, but in order to avoid OpenSSL
> contimination, Ive had to disable SSL encryption, multi-threaded mail
> retrieval (ESMTP) and LDAP support.
> So my question now is, how do I proceed to get this package
> uploaded into unstable in a timely matter? I can't get in contact with
> Jules Bean since all three email addresses atrributed to his GnuPG key
> (0xC5A0FF3D) are bouncing, but he did give me permission to NMU it even
> though he might not have realised I was NM at the time. It's not quite
> within QA's jurisdiction either since I'm not submitting a minor patch to
> 1.2, but a rewritten new upstream release 2.0.
> I would greatly appreciate any advice or help you can offer.
> Yours sincerely,
> Andrew "Netsnipe" Lau