We often receive requests for Debian packages. So far, we did not package for recent Debian, as the Debian maintainer, Michael Biebl, does an excellent job. Other than us, he is a real expert on Debian policies and infrastructure.
Nevertheless, we now took his package sources and gave the Suse Open Build Service a try. In the end result, we now seem to have usable Debian packages (and more) available at:
I would be very interested in your feedback on the first incarnation of this project. Is it useful? Is it something we should continue? Do you have any problems with the packages? Other suggestions? Please let us know.
Please node: should we decide that the project is worth keeping, the above URL will change. However, it we will give sufficiently advance notice. The current version is not suggested for production systems, at least not without trying it out on test-systems first!
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Rainer Gerhards. Read the original post at: Rainer's Blog