User talk:Stefanwilkens/Glftpd

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No self-respecting Archer will install an app without a PKGBUILD. Any plans to package it and upload to the AUR? Graysky 19:48, 28 November 2011 (EST)

We could make a preconfigured glftpd and package that, but that would compromise so much of glftpd's security. This shouldn't be too hard, everything required to make a :preconfigured glftpd is there, but we would have to make choises for the user like:
  • install to jail by default or not?
  • install with encryption support by default or not?
A user would also have to do a few things after a PKGBUILD installation:
  • edit xinetd settings
  • edit tcp_wrappers settings
  • edit rc.conf
  • edit his user's groups
All this is handled by the script, do we want to take away the user's choise and prepackage that? --stefanwilkens 10:43, 28 December 2011 (EST)
@stefan - I think these assumptions are good: jail by default; with encryption. If you are really concerned, you could make a variable to set in the PKGBULD itself for jail or no jail. See the PKGBUILD for linux-ckAUR for an example.
The final steps you describe are perfectly acceptable to have the user do after installation. Just document them (as them are) on the wiki page and give a post.install message directing the user to do so.
Graysky 15:04, 28 December 2011 (EST)
@Graysky - fair enough, you've convinced me that a PKGBUILD has merit. Most of the required actions are described in the anyway, I suppose I could just assume answers and use the methods in the installation script.--stefanwilkens 11:04, 29 December 2011 (EST)
@stefan - It's a little bit of work to transpose an to a PKGBUILD but you'll find that very few if any Archer will run an on their systems. Pacman is the cornerstone of the distro ;)
Graysky 07:56, 30 December 2011 (EST)