Re: Packaging the nusoap PHP lib instead of embedded copies ?
Le dimanche 24 mai 2009 à 09:28 +0200, Patrick Schoenfeld a écrit :
> Hi Olivier,
> > FYI, the package has been made, sponsored, uploaded and accepted
> > (thanks, that was quick ;), and is now available at :
> > http://packages.qa.debian.org/n/nusoap.html
> I have mixed feeling about this. Of course it is good that someone went
> on and packaged it, but.. are you able to support it over the usual
> Debian work?
I hope so.
> Because actually I removed the parts from the mantis packaging
> that used nusoap as I feared that using a bundled code copy is already
> bad, but using a dead-upstream bundled code-copy is even worse.
Sure... but at the same time, as it is used in quite a few packages for
SOAP webservices interface, I very much expect that either all of them
are unsafe, or nobody really uses it...
Anyway, have you a particular concern with specific pieces of the code ?
> Well, I now realize that upstream might not be dead.. its last release
> was 4 years ago but there were quiet a lot commits. These fix some
> bugs.. are they included in the packaging?
> Do yo work with upstream to make a release sooner or later?
I suppose I shall try and do that sooner or later.
But any help will of course be welcome.
Olivier BERGER <firstname.lastname@example.org>
http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 1024D/6B829EEC
Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)