[OpenAFS] pam_afs_session in Fedora?

omalleys@msu.edu omalleys@msu.edu
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:41:21 -0500

I believe fedora fusion has the openafs implementation.
IIRC it is an issue with the license incompatibility...

You should be able to get it into the mainline fedora branch if you  
want to be the package maintainer since there won't be a licensing  
issue. :)

Quoting Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu>:

> Ken Dreyer <ktdreyer@ktdreyer.com> writes:
>> I would like to try to get Russ's pam_afs_session into Fedora/EPEL.
>> Since OpenAFS itself is not permitted for inclusion (I think it's
>> because "no kernel modules"?), I'm hoping that there will still be
>> utility to at least having pam_afs_session available. It won't be built
>> with openafs-devel, but I don't think that's a problem, right?  I've
>> tested building in mock without depending on AFS at all, and it seems to
>> work.
> Yes, you should be able to build the package without any AFS libraries or
> dependencies at all.  It can use its own embedded implementation of the
> kafs layer on Linux.  That's how I build it for Debian.
> It doesn't do anything unless AFS is installed and working on the system,
> so I don't know what Fedora's take will be on that, but building it
> shouldn't be an issue.
> --
> Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
> _______________________________________________
> OpenAFS-info mailing list
> OpenAFS-info@openafs.org
> https://lists.openafs.org/mailman/listinfo/openafs-info

"The information in this email, and attachment(s) thereto, is strictly  
confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for  
the named recipient(s), and access to this e-mail, or any  
attachment(s) thereto, by anyone else is unauthorized. Violations  
hereof may result in legal actions. Any attachment(s) to this e-mail  
have been checked for viruses, but please rely on your own  
virus-checker and procedures. If you contact us by e-mail, we will  
store your name and address to facilitate communications in the matter  
concerned. If you do not consent to us storing your name and address  
for above stated purpose, please notify the sender promptly. Also, if  
you are not the intended recipient please inform the sender by  
replying to this transmission, and delete the e-mail, its  
attachment(s), and any copies of it without, disclosing it."