[ANN] Version 3.0.0-rc0

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Wed Jul 17 18:59:16 CEST 2013

On 17 Jul 2013, at 17:47, John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 07/17/2013 12:26 PM, Alan DeKok wrote:
>> John Dennis wrote:
>>> The following are installed in either /bin or /usr/sbin but there are no
>>> corresponding man pages. Every command installed needs to have a man page.
>>> dhcpclient
>>> radattr
>>  Hmm... those two probably shouldn't be installed.  They're really only
>> for testing.  Can the spec file just ignore them?
> Sure it's no problem for the spec file to ignore them but I'm wondering
> if they are valuable for testing won't others find them useful too? If
> so shouldn't we keep them and add a man page?
> Right now we don't have a "tools" subpackage, this is common for other
> large packages. A tools subpackage contains useful commands for admins
> and developers which are not necessary for running the basic package.
> Perhaps 3.0 is a good time to introduce a tools package and move some of
> this stuff into tools making it an optional install. This would also
> bring freeradius in line with other packages. Comments?

Yes, packaging radsniff, radclient, radwho et al seems useful.

What do people think about breaking the default configuration out into a 
separate package?

It means bin/share/lib can be installed, and then a site local package
used to install the configuration.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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