Re: Bug#924270: O: keepassx -- Cross Platform Password Manager
- Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:29:11 +0800
- From: Shengjing Zhu <zhsj@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug#924270: O: keepassx -- Cross Platform Password Manager
On Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 3:15 AM Reinhard Tartler <siretart@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: normal
> Keepassx is a graphical password manager, using the Qt4 toolkit. I'm no
> longer using this package and have personally switched to
> 'password-store'. Unfortunately, I've also failed to get a response
> from upstream from
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=920616 - which
> recommends to replace keepassx with keepassxc, a community fork,
> possibly because of unresponsive upstream.
> I am undecided whether or not this package should be included in Debian
> 10 (aka buster). It clearly is useful to many people, but its long-term
> maintenance is unclear.
> I'd encourage people interested in picking up this package to coordinate
> with Julian Klode (CC'ed), the Debian keepassxc maintainer.
I'm also long-time user of keepassx.
I checked the upstream. In surprise, I found the master version has
switched to Qt-5. And the upstream author is Felix Geyer, who is DD as
Felix, could you have some inputs here?
In person, I hope keepassx is in buster. I can help uploading the
master version(with Qt-5) if Qt-4 is really needed to be removed from
buster. However I'm unsure if RT is fine with this big change(I assume
it's not ok).