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Re: Bug#1030780: Maintainers wanted for softether-vpn

On Wed, 2023-02-08 at 05:52 -0600, Brian Thompson wrote:
> On Tue, 2023-02-07 at 14:23 +0100, Andrej Shadura wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: normal
> > X-Debbugs-Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I packaged SoftEther VPN back in 2020 when people in Belarus protested against decades of
> > dictatorship, and they needed a safe way to communicate with the outside world and with each
> > other, circumventing the state censorship.
> > 
> > Since then, due to a massive crackdown on protests and repressions against anyone remotely
> > involved, most of my friends have moved abroad, and I, personally, don't know a single user of
> > this VPN right now. Packaging is not hard, but not super trivial either, and requires some work to
> > package subsequent releases. Not using this software myself, I'm really not in position to
> > continue being the maintainer, and if nobody takes it over, I will have to orphan it eventually.
> > 
> > Please let me know if you can help.
> > 
> > --
> > Cheers,
> >   Andrej
> > 
> Hi Andrej.  The package's history sounds really interesting.  I would be honored to continue
> maintaining it.  


I have packaged the latest Stable version
(https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN_Stable/releases?page=1) locally but have some
questions for you.  We can connect on IRC (or wherever) outside of the mailing list if you'd like.

My IRC@OFTC is brianrobt.



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