[Fedora-packaging] Exemption for bundling local copy of system library?

Jon Ciesla limb at jcomserv.net
Tue Sep 29 18:50:56 UTC 2009

Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> Hi,
> Oolite <http://oolite.org> is currently undergoing review, and a
> stumbling block is in its use of its own copy of libjs. An upstream
> developer is participating in the review and has a clear explanation
> for the rationale:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=459211
> libjs is not exposed to any network interfaces, so the risk is
> probably quite low -- the alternative is to wait until xulrunner 2.0
> is released (the previous stable version has problems in its scripting
> mechanism and most third-party add-ons for Oolite do not work on it
> anymore.
> Would it be alright in this case to bundle libjs?
> PS the "no bundled libraries" draft
> (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:No_Bundled_Libraries) does
> not clearly indicate which mailing list is to be used
> Thanks,
This list is fine.

Based on what I see in the BZ, I'd much rather see you wait until they 
get on the current libjs, especially since it sounds fairly immanent.


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