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Re: cipux: cipux-notifier and cipux-client

On Wednesday 13 December 2006 01:09, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi,
> Package: cipux-notifier
> Description: CipUX Notifier for the CipUX Client
>  This is the CipUX Notifier to be used by the CipUX Clients. It monitors
>  the LDAP configuration value CipUX_Notify_Clients and notifies all
>  connected Clients when a change occurs.
> Package: cipux-client
> Description: CipUX Client for the CipUX Notifier
>  It creates the netfilter chain "noout" at first and then connects to the
>  Notifier and changes the iptables rules if necessary to allow or disallow
> users
>  the access to the internet (according to the LDAP-Values).
> According to an older discussion (with Christan iirc), which resulted in
> http://developer.skolelinux.no/~holger/CipUX/needed_packages.txt we should
> skip those packages, but they are still in debian/control.
> Does that mean, that debian-edu (including .fr and .de) doesn't need them,
> so they don't need to be in the debian-edu depends/recommends but should be
> build for debian(-edu)?
> Or should they be completly removed from debian/control?
> In any case, please provide a better long description, I cannot really
> understand what these packages do and what they are useful for. I have
> doubts any ftpmaster (neither in debian nor in debian-edu) will accept the
> package like this.
> It's enough if you explain it here on the list, if I understand this, I can
> commit the changes myself :)
> regards,
> 	Holger

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