Re: intent to hijack gsasl
Jorge Salamero Sanz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thursday 02 August 2007 21:06:10 Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Simon Josefsson helps maintain Debian packges for several of his other
>> packages (gss, shishi) and may be willing to help. He's also generally
>> great about staying in touch with the Debian maintainers of his packages
>> and might know more about what's going on. Have you talked to him about
>> this? You may want to set up something like what we have with gss and
>> shishi where the Debian packaging is maintained on Savannah and Simon is a
>> listed co-maintainer.
> yes, he knows this hijack and he has suggested me to also take care of
> libntlm0, maintained by the same missing person than gsasl.
FWIW, I also exchanged many e-mails with the earlier gsasl maintainer,
and he was about to add the NTLM stuff, but after that I never heard
anything again (although I don't recall sending any e-mails myself).
> simon is very helpfull with me, and yes, have him listed as co-maintainer is
> great idea, we'll talk about that.
I don't care strongly here, I'm satisfied just sending bug reports about
things I miss. Well, as long as there is someone as responsive as you
are in resolving the issues, of course...
Btw, perhaps we could discuss changing the GSS-API implementation that
gsasl use from libkrb53 to libgss0.. alternatively, providing a new
libgsasl-gss package for this purpose (although that would require
building the source twice). I would find it very useful to be able to
use Shishi/GSS via GSASL.