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Re: RFS: lsh (formerly lsh-utils) (new version: 2.0.3-1) -- SSH2 server and client



Since I still haven't get any feedback from the current maintainers (they seem 
to lack time or interest, unfortunately), I'm again looking for someone 
willing to review, endorse, and sponsor my changes.

LSH is an implementation (client and server) of the SSH protocol, version 2. 
It is written by Niels Möller and predates OpenSSH.

The URL of the DSC is:

ftp://ftp.kibibyte.se/debian/pool/main/l/lsh/lsh_2.0.3-1.dsc

For reference, my previous post follows:

On Sunday 27 May 2007 13:27, Magnus Holmgren wrote:
> Hello, mentors!
>
> Even though I don't really want to, I'm looking for a mentor to upload the
> new version of lsh that I've prepared.
>
> I've been in contact with its current maintainers (three weeks ago), and
> they didn't mind me co-maintaining it. Three days later I mailed them my
> changes, but I still haven't heard a word despite two additional pings, the
> second one sent this Monday.
>
> Technical question: Will things get messed up by renaming the source
> package now? The old lsh (the "light" or "baby" shell lsh) is still in
> oldstable - do we have to wait until sarge is archived?
>
> Here is the changelog entry:
>
>   * New upstream release (Closes: #422199)
>     - Drop 01_fix_manpages.dpatch; incorporated upstream.
>   * New co-maintainer added.
>   * Rename source package "lsh", as the previously clashing package is
>     gone (Closes: #340354).
>   * Drop the tarball-in-tarball format and ship a "normal" .orig.tar.gz.
>     - Drop 02_fix_perms.dpatch.
>     - Add some extra cleanup in debian/rules.
>   * Increase Standards-Version to 3.7.2. No changes needed.
>   * Fix spelling error lshc and its manpage (Closes: #417426).
>   * Put some more docs in the packages: README and ChangeLog is now in all
>     packages, AUTHORS in lsh-utils. Update debian/copyright to refer to
>     /usr/share/doc/lsh-utils/AUTHORS (Closes: #421108).
>   * debian/control: Use ${binary:Version} substitution variable instead of
>     ${source-version}.
>   * Review Build-depends: Drop patchutils, dpatch (temporarily),
>     comerr-dev (redundant), po-debconf (redundant), xutils (makes no
>     difference); add autotools-dev, scsh-0.6 (as alternative to
>     guile-1.6).

-- 
Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
                       (No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)

  "Exim is better at being younger, whereas sendmail is better for 
   Scrabble (50 point bonus for clearing your rack)" -- Dave Evans

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