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Re: Unsupported packages for Wheezy LTS

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 05:42:43PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> [ Many people are on copy, please trim the list as appropriate when you reply ]
> On Wed, 19 Aug 2015, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > as a followup to yesterday's BoF I compared the list of unsupported
> > packages in Squeeze LTS against the current status quo:
> > Support for these ended in Wheezy already, so unsupported in LTS as well:

> > asterisk
> > -> Complicated to update/test, lack of effort by maintainers
> Pinging the Asterisk maintainers. Do you think it is realistic to
> support asterisk in wheezy until May 2018?

Upstream no longer supports it officially. So it requires backporting.

I previously hoped that a working testsuite will give me better
confidence in backporting. Many components for it are still missing, but
one was recently added (python interface of pjproject).

> Shall it be excluded from LTS support? Do you think you can support
> it through backports?

Backports will simplify the problem, indeed, as they are supported by

The thing to consider, then, is how to reduce the chance of breaking
user's configurations.

> (I see you have troubles supporting it in unstable/testing already...)

Sorry about that. Trying to pick it back up. I'll try to give a better
reply in a month. Ditto for the viability of using a test-suite.

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