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Re: Bug#493599: removing udns from lenny?

Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:46:00PM +0200, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> udns has the recent DNS problem in a pretty bad way (i.e. no random, not
>> even query IDs vs. not enough). And there is no indication that anyone
>> is working on getting it solved at the moment. (Last upstream release is
>> Jan 2007, the  upstream mailing list archives have 2007 no activity
>> since the announcement of that, too.)
>> As udns is not in wide use across our archive, with only two packages
>> using it, it might be good to not release it with lenny.
>> For the two packages:
>> - jabberd2 is not in testing,
>> - libapache2-mod-defensible can be compiled without udns.
>> Even better would be fixing, but I think this might be involved (based
>> on the "our design doesn't allow for port randomization") ...
>> Opinions?
>> Kind regards
>> T.
>> -- 
>> Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/
> Hello.
> This bug is likely a WONTFIX for the reasons already pointed out,
> However, I think udns should still be left out of stable, since the
> upstream author has requested this from me in the last release, because
> he believes the software is still experimental (mainly the library

removal hint added



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