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Re: open-vm-tools for Fedora



On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 11:13 +0200, Dario Lesca wrote:
Why Fedora not have in our standard repo the open-vm-tools package?

http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/

> linux-0chi:~ # rpm -qi open-vm-tools-2008.04.14-21.1
> Name        : open-vm-tools                Relocations: (not relocatable)
> Version     : 2008.04.14                        Vendor: SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany
> ....
> Group       : System/Emulators/PC           Source RPM: open-vm-tools-2008.04.14-21.1.src.rpm
> Size        : 1495998                          License: BSD 3-Clause; GPL v2 only; LGPL v2.1 only
> ....
> Summary     : Open Virtual Machine Tools
> Description :
> Open Virtual Machine Tools (open-vm-tools) are the open source
> implementation of VMware Tools.

It's a License Problem?
Or maintainer problem?
Hi

There are SRPMS which seem to work well, take a look here for the back story.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=294341
http://bugzilla.livna.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1664
http://bugzilla.livna.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1665

Thanks

Adam
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