Re: Package mcstrans update
Russell Coker wrote:
> I would like to get version 0.2.11-2 of mcstrans in Lenny.
> It changes to use libcap2, while this is a trivial change it also prevents the
> 2.6.25 kernel logging warning messages (which we don't want to have happening
> all through Lenny).
> It allows correct restarting. While there is no bug report for this (I
> noticed it myself) it is quite an important bug. If a change to the running
> state of the program required restarting the daemon a sys-admin might not
> realise that two copies of the daemon ended up running. As the daemon is
> related to security there is even a slight possibility that this could cause
> a security problem (the possibility is small - but we really don't want
> The new version also removes a needless -lpthread when building. While the
> policy is that extra changes don't get in, I hope that removing a single
> linker flag could be an exception from that rule.