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Re: kqemu is now GPLv2



On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 02:42:45PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 February 2007 14:35, Florian La Roche wrote:
> > Fabrice did give an ok to package the old kqemu for Fedora, just didn't
> > want to see it offered for Red Hat's enterprise offerings. The Fedora rules
> > about what licenses we ship as been the barrier for inclusion.
> 
> Yes, I know it has, but all external kmods make me want to punch kittens.  
> That and the craptastic hacks we have to do to support them.
> 
> When we move to the unified tree of packages, I really don't want to hold 
> kernel updates up for all the extra kmods to be built against it, but if I 
> don't the repo will not be clean.  This will be a serious problem, one of the 
> reasons I was very very very against allowing external kmods in Fedora.

To be fair, not all of us were aware of the grand plans to merge when kmods
were first introduced.  It can be worked on.  Nothing is immune from change.

josh


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