Howto: Create a new package and retiring a package

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Sat Nov 20 20:17:01 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 02:00:35PM -0500, Steve Dickson wrote:
> Hello,
> Currently the nfs-utils-lib package has two libraries, 
> libnfsidmap and librpcsecgss. librpcsecgss is no longer 
> needed since it was functionally replaced by libtirpc and 

Are you happy about the licensing of libtirpc?  I was worried about
this commit where the license seems to have been changed unilaterally:

There are other forks of TI-RPC.  I wrote about some of them here: (section 3.13)


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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