Jabber Server?

Adrian Reber adrian at lisas.de
Mon Mar 7 08:32:45 UTC 2005

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?

A random password is created during installation.

> 2) Users wont accidentally upgrade from a possible custom jabberd 
> package that uses a database backend and break their install.

No idea what to do here.

> 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 have it now imported without mysql/pqsql/ldap support. The reason for
this is that I have jabberd running in exact the configuration I have
checked it in and therefore it is tested. In the next version I will
enable the mysql/pgsql/ldap backends.

Reviews are welcome.


Adrian Reber <adrian at lisas.de>            http://lisas.de/~adrian/
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