[Fedora-packaging] Is it time to allow Chromium in Fedora?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 18:28:41 UTC 2015

On 12 August 2015 at 12:25, Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 2:16 PM, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs at math.uh.edu>
> wrote:
>> >>>>> "GBC" == Gerald B Cox <gbcox at bzb.us> writes:
>> GBC> My intent on this thread was simply to bring this topic to the
>> GBC> forefront and generate some discussion.
>> I have noticed a bit of complaining that FPC is being unfair in keeping
>> Chromium out of the distribution, or that we're not evenly applying the
>> bundled library policy.  I would like to make it clear that without an
>> active package review and anyone actually submitting an exception
>> request to FPC relating to that package review, FPC hasn't applied any
>> policy at all.  FPC has never even had the chance to consider the
>> issue.  I can't speak for how this would be received by FPC because
>> I simply don't have enough information.  The discussion in this thread
>> hasn't really been about the actual bundling.
>>  - J<
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> Wait, what? No one has actually tried to submit Chromium to Fedora yet? I
> thought it had already happened once, hence the page on the wiki.

No, people have always gone with the "Someone really ought to package
up Chromium" and then argued that X, Y or Z should do it for them..

Stephen J Smoogen.

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