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Re: Question about removal of cyrus-sasl2-mit

On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 10:49:50AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Wait, woah.  You shouldn't just remove libsasl2-gssapi-mit from etch
> without a transition package so that people who are upgrading from sarge
> still have the MIT GSSAPI SASL module installed.  That would break a bunch
> of our servers.
> I agree with the removal since the base SASL libraries are now newer and
> the old modules may well not work, but we should provide a better upgrade
> path than just having the package disappear.

Please read my original message.  The new cyrus-sasl2 packages are
linked against MIT Kerberos.  In fact, the new
libsasl2-modules-gssapi-mit package replaces and conflicts with the one
produced by cyrus-sasl2-mit.  Thus, the upgrade path has already been
planned and implemented.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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