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Re: someone interested in packaging VirtualBox?



On Sat, 23 Feb 2008 23:18:11 -0500
seth vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 20:12 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 01:40:00AM +0100, Christoph Höger wrote:
> >  > Hi there,
> >  > 
> >  > I've noticed that there seems to be no review request for virtualbox so
> >  > far. I think it would be great to have this opensource vmware killer in
> >  > the repos but currently I am not quite sure if I could manage to package
> >  > it all alone.
> >  > 
> >  > Is someone willing to support me in this area. I would do the main work
> >  > and mainly need someone to ask dumb questions and make sure things go
> >  > the fedora way. Maybe someone who is already packaging some virt related
> >  > stuff?
> > 
> > The kernel module for this is way too ugly to live.
> > 
> 
> And, iirc, fedora does not allow external-from-the-kernel modules.

We do.  But it has to have someone willing to maintain it, actively work
on getting it upstream, and have davej's approval.

josh


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