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Re: gspca dirver for USB webcam



On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 16:30 +0630, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Dario Lesca wrote:
> > Hi, simple question:
> > 
> > Why the USB gspca kernel driver there is not into Fedora standard repo ?
> > It's a license problem?
> > 
> > Thanks.
> 
> Not a license problem but Fedora has a general policy of not deviating 
> from upstream as much as possible and out of tree kernel module packages 
> aren't allowed in the repository anymore
> 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-announce/2007-September/msg00019.html
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/WhyUpstream
> 
> Rahul
> 

... Please the original developer's reluctance to submit his driver to
kernel.org.

- Gilboa


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