F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Enable Software Collections

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Wed Jun 4 14:59:05 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> On Sun, 2014-04-20 at 18:56 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Jaroslav Reznik wrote, on behalf of Matthias Clasen:
> > > The Software Collections repositories will be enabled by default.
> > 
> > So we now allow shipping the configuration for third-party repositories,
> > even enabled by default? Is April 1st still not over yet?
> > 
> > If you want those packages in Fedora, they need to get into the Fedora
> > repository.
> I wouldn't put it as strongly as Kevin, but I do have some concerns
> about the implications here. Notably,
> https://www.softwarecollections.org/en/docs/licensing/ states:
> "We do not review source or packages for suitability of purpose,
> quality, or licensing"

This is SCL !upstream!, Fedora SCLs will undergo the same review as any
other packages (actually even more strict as in many cases almost the
same packages would have to go through the review for two times).

See https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/5894


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