When will the lighttpd be updated on xenial

J Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 19:59:22 UTC 2017

On 14/01/17 06:06, Cadence wrote:
> Hi,
> The latest version of lighttpd available for xenial is 1.4.35 from April
> 2016. There were lots of new lighttpd versions since then. Most notably
> for me, 1.4.42 introduced mod_authn_mysql authentication. When will this
> version be available for ubuntu xenial?

lighttpd is in 'universe' which means it won't get updates by default.

> Is there any other repository where I can get the latest version? Or is
> installing from source the only option for me (I don't really want to go
> that way because of maintenance issues).

Backporting it to a PPA should be straightforward. Otherwise, have a
look here: http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/lighttpd/wiki/getlighttpd


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