[Openvas-discuss] Progress on Debian uptake of OpenVAS?

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña jfs at computer.org
Mon Dec 10 02:29:12 CET 2007


On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:34:14AM +0000, Tim Brown wrote:
> On Friday 23 November 2007 22:23:01 Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> > Javier, Tim,
> >
> > any news about the progress of the Debian uptake of OpenVAS client and
> > server packages?
> > Anything I can do?
> 
> IMO we have resolved the copyright issues with the client package.  We do 
> however need to resolve the issue with including our own gdchart.  I'm more 
> than happy to take a look at it, but I wondered what the collective wisdom 
> was on this task.  Can I simply remove the existing gdchart directory from 
> subversion and then patch the build process to use the system installed 
> equivalent.  This strikes me as the cleanest approach but might also lead to 
> temporary breakage of the version in SVN for other distros.  Any thoughts?

I think it's best if the Debian package simply patches the build process and
leaves gdchart there. Just like it's done with Nessus currently.

If you make the changes please upload new packages to mentors.debian.net and
I will review and upload them (again).

Regards

Javier

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