[OpenAFS] pam_afs_session in Fedora?

omalleys@msu.edu omalleys@msu.edu
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:00:56 -0500

Quoting Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu>:

> omalleys@msu.edu writes:
>> 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. :)
> Hopefully pam-afs-session won't have similar issues -- the license and
> whatnot for it should be familiar and comfortable.  I just don't know if
> Fedora will take a package that's only useful if you have another,
> out-of-distro package installed.  (Debian only sort of does; you can put
> such packages in contrib, but they're not officially part of the
> distribution.)

It maybe better to have it a part of fedora fusion which I believe has  
the openafs binaries as well as codecs, flash, etc which don't have  
the right license to be in fedora proper.