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Re: RFS: muswsusp [userspace software suspend], liblzf-dev

On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 07:16:04 +0200
Michael Biebl <biebl@teco.edu> wrote:

> Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I need a sponsor for two packages: muswsusp and liblzf. The former
> > contains the binaries you need to use the new software suspend
> > facility available in the 2.6.17 kernel. I wrote some scripts to
> > integrate with mkinitramfs-tools.
> I already talked with Tim privately about some issues which should be
> fixed / considered before the package is to be uploaded. A short
> summary:
> 6.) Enable encryption support. This means linking against openssl so
> upstream should be asked for a special exemption [1] (or porting to
> gnutls) and installing the binary suspend-keygen. The RSA key could be
> generated during postinst using debconf for prompting for the
> encryption passphrase. This point is only a nice to have feature and
> imho not important for a first upload though.

I'm not sure if getting an exception is that easy, the code includes
lots of files from other people. I'll try to compile a list of all the
people involved.

> Otherwise the package looks fine and I'd really like to see it in the
> archive because it would be a valuable addition. Unfortunately I can't
> sponsor it myself.
> Cheers,
> Michael
> [1] http://www.gnome.org/~markmc/openssl-and-the-gpl.html

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