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Re: Are packages w/o necessary kernel modules allowed?



On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> On 10/14/2009 03:04 PM, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
>> Imagine an application, which relies on a specific kernel module. This
>> module is not a part of stock Fedora kernel (at least, yet), and we
>> don't allow stand-alone kernel modules.
>>
>> Whether or not this package can be allowed?
>>
> IMO: no.
>
> Packages in Fedora should "just work" and therefore must not rely on
> anything which is not in Fedora.

Which is precisely the reason why sysprof was moved to rpmfusion when
kmods were banned from Fedora


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