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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] main/dropbear: split into subpackages, dont use multicall binary

From: Isaac Dunham <>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 18:25:57 -0800

On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 11:28:18PM +0100, Sören Tempel wrote:
> The dropbear package now only contains dropbear (the server) and
> dropbearkey (the key generator). All other programs have been split
> into subpackages. Previously we have simply been shipping symlinks in
> subpackages which still needed the multicall binary from the dropbear
> package (which is stupid imho).

dropbearconvert is also included, as is dbclient (alternate name for 'ssh')
I think you're right about shipping symlinks in multiple packages being
stupid, but IMHO a better approach would be to move towards the busybox
packaging (although I'm not sure what the "right" approach is.)

Isaac Dunham

Received on Mon Feb 15 2016 - 18:25:57 UTC