[OpenAFS] pam_afs_session in Fedora?
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
Quoting Russ Allbery <email@example.com>:
> Ken Dreyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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 (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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