The source is changed from SourceForge to Git for ipmitool

Asked by erg22 bmc on 2020-02-03

Hi ,

ipmitool has been moved to Git
The project has moved to GitHub at

but current ipmitool package still point to old SourceForge in Ubuntu , could you change it or when will you change it?

alantsai@alantsai-ubuntu:~/Downloads/ipmitool-master$ apt show ipmitool
Package: ipmitool
Version: 1.8.16-3ubuntu0.2
Priority: optional
Section: universe/utils
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <email address hidden>
Original-Maintainer: Jörg Frings-Fürst <email address hidden>
Installed-Size: 1591 kB
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15), libfreeipmi16 (>= 1.1.5), libreadline6 (>= 6.0), libssl1.0.0 (>= 1.0.0), lsb-base
Recommends: openipmi
Download-Size: 384 kB
APT-Sources: xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages

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Colin Watson (cjwatson) said : #1

This is up to the maintainer of the Ubuntu package, not up to Launchpad; and it's already been fixed in the most recent Ubuntu packaging (via Debian, I think), so you'll see the updated home page if and when you upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.

erg22 bmc (alantsaitw) said : #2

Hi , I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 20.04 , I see ipmitool home page is changed to github already, but the content still are not newest, how can I contact the maintainer? I would like to ask them aboit ipmitool release plan, thanks.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

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