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Re: Jabber Server?



On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 08:30:08PM -1000, Warren Togami wrote:
> >Does anyone know why there isn't a Jabber server slated to be included
> >in the Extras repository?  Would definitely love to have secure, open
> >source, distributed chat be a part of my favorite Linux
> >distribution...
> >
> >https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1875
> >
> >These guys appear to have done quite a bit of work.  Any reason not to
> >let this thing in?
> >
> 
> Agreed, much thought has already gone into the package.  Any remaining 
> problems can be fixed after it is imported into CVS.  We just have to 
> make sure of two things that I can see:
> 
> 1) The default password is somehow securely handled.  I didn't read too 
> carefully, how was this resolved?
> 2) Users wont accidentally upgrade from a possible custom jabberd 
> package that uses a database backend and break their install.
> 
> So maybe enabling all the DB backends in the CVS import would be good? 
> Then verify & revise in CVS at least these two conditions before 
> requesting the build.
> 
> If Adrian is willing to go forward, he may import it.

I will import it. The main reason the other backends are disabled the I
am not using on my jabber server and to keep it simple for the first try
of the rpm. After the import I will have a look at enabling the backends
and if it would be possible to create subpackages for the different
backends. Warren, are you going to write an APPROVED mail or should I? 

		Adrian


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