Removing tor from jaunty (unmaintained)

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri Apr 17 07:52:04 UTC 2009


Helllo again,

Martin Pitt [2009-03-09 11:19 +0100]:
> a while ago we discussed how to maintain tor in stable releases [1].
> 
> However, it turns out that this doesn't work after all, since we have
> nobody who actually maintains tor in Ubuntu. Thus the current
> hardy/intrepid versions are horribly out of date. Please see
> 
>   https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tor/+bug/328442
> 
> Thus I propose that we remove tor from jaunty. It's better to have
> people install from third-party sources and keep it updated from
> there, than to have them use insecure old versions in stables.

There were two followups, but since the hardy and intrepid packages
didn't see any love at all, I removed the package from jaunty now and
blacklisted it. Upstream provides debs which are maintained, and
probably much better suited for regular use.

Thanks,

Martin
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Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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