havege in polarssl not enabled and maintainer refuses to enable it (#1069394)
jdieter at lesbg.com
Wed Oct 1 05:52:03 UTC 2014
The havege functions in the polarssl package are currently disabled in
the Fedora package. Newer releases of dolphin-emu, which are in a
popular external repository, require these functions.
According to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1069394#c1, the
HAVEGE feature is disabled because it's "controversial" and "would lead
to security problems", but the maintainer hasn't given any more
explanation than that in the bug report.
Is there any way we can get a second opinion on this? The external
repository follows Fedora's guidelines to the best of their ability, and
this includes the prohibition on bundling, so we'd really like to get
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