Is it possible to backport a newer version of keepalived to bionic?

Asked by Adam Harwell

The Openstack/Octavia project is looking to do UDP load-balancing with address-family translation, and it seems this is only supported properly in keepalived 1.4.5+. Bionic (and even Cosmic) only have 1.3.9 available. It seems Disco has upgraded the version to 2.0, so it would be available in that release, but Bionic is still the latest LTS release. Would it be possible to backport a slightly newer version (like 1.4.5) or even 2.0 to bionic-updates?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

You may find a PPA for it

Remember to filter each PPA for Bionic to make sure it has the package for your release.

Obviously this comes with the usual caveats of a PPA etc.

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