look for a better xmpp tool for the git bot
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[17:17:59] <werner> re: gitbot: The probme ist that sendxmpp relies on a Perl module and that is not maintained anymore. I updated to to the latest sendxmpp but there are still problems.
[17:18:18] <justus> :(
[17:18:19] <werner> We need to look for a better xmpp tool.
[17:26:10] <justus> % zcat /usr/share/doc/libloudmouth1-dev/examples/lm-send-async.c.gz|grep -A1 Description:

  • Description:
  • A little program that let you send jabber messages to another person.

[17:34:12] <werner> Can you do a brief audit?

justus created this task.Jul 6 2017, 6:36 PM

Well, while this program looks very clean, it is very incomplete, I had to hack it to make starttls work, and I have not been able to send a single message using it :(

justus added a subscriber: wk.Aug 9 2017, 12:00 PM

Unfortunately, I cannot find a better tool that seems mature, maintained, and packaged for Debian. Maybe it is best to improve the current tool.

werner removed justus as the assignee of this task.Oct 24 2017, 3:04 PM
werner claimed this task.Nov 21 2017, 7:17 PM
werner added a subscriber: werner.

I am now looking into libstrophe.

Nice code. Need to revisit the jabber protocol to understand what to do.

werner closed this task as Resolved.Nov 23 2017, 12:56 PM

The new tool is called txxmpp.