universe demotion: Moodle

Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) jonathan at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 26 17:47:03 GMT 2010

Hi Kees

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 7:28 PM, Kees Cook <kees at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> I would like to propose demoting Moodle to universe.  It has no active
> stable (or devel[1]) maintainer in Ubuntu, and the level of effort
> required to maintain security support on this PHP application is very
> high.  I do not want to see it in a second LTS release.
> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/pkg/moodle.html

I believe it's only in main because Edubuntu shipped it before as part
of the edubuntu-server task. Canonical planned to provide support for
it at one stage, but besides that I don't think there's any reason for
it to be in main and it seems like something that really should be in


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