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Re: Revert curl change made for flash



On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 08:31 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 08:25 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > I'd like to formally request that this curl change be reverted:
> > 
> > * Mon Aug 11 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 7.18.2-4
> > - make miniature library for libcurl.so.3
> > 
> > Due to the fact that it was simply made to accommodate proprietary
> > software, as described in this blog entry:
> > 
> > http://wtogami.livejournal.com/27778.html
> > 
> > There are at least a dozen other proprietary applications that could
> > "benefit" from making similar changes to other packages, and we
> > certainly wouldn't make those changes for them.  Flash should be no
> > different.
> > 
> > josh
> 
> Would you rather a curl-compat-7.18.1 package went through the review
> process to drop it's library on the filesystem?

If there are open source packages that could benefit from it, yes.  If
not, then there's really no need for it at all.

josh


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