[Openvas-devel] Preparing OpenVAS 4 Beta 1

Jan-Oliver Wagner Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net
Tue Nov 16 08:54:56 CET 2010


On Dienstag, 16. November 2010, Geoff Galitz wrote:
> One alternative (which I am not necessarily recommending) is to go ahead and 
> build everything in house and make all the individual packages for each 
> platform available directly from an OpenVAS hosted online repository.  A few 
> projects take a smilar approach, notably OpenNMS and OCS-NG.  They don't 
> offer packages for every platform, necessarily,  but this approach makes 
> sure sites get appropriate and up-to-date modules.  It does incur greater 
> overhead to the OpenVAS project, though.

the volunteer resources for the houskeeping jobs are extremely low.
I'd avoid any such extra efford as long as there is so low comittment.

> A stub installer could be packaged for the standard online repos such as the 
> Debian repos, the OpenSuSE repos and so on.

Any help is appreciated!

Best

	Jan

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