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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Re: Please consider including VirtualBox with openSUSE 10.3
  • From: Joachim Werner <joe@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 19:52:42 +0100
  • Message-id: <200703151952.43197.joe@xxxxxxx>
Am Donnerstag, 15. März 2007 19:43 schrieb Joachim Werner:
> Am Donnerstag, 15. März 2007 19:27 schrieb Andreas Jaeger:
> > "Alexey Eremenko" <al4321@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > This is very nice, indeed, but my point was to fully integrate
> > > openSUSE 10.3 and VirtualBox.
> > >
> > > read - we provide: (me and Marcus)
> > > -My Documentation (+updates)
> > > -end-user support of this product (any user can ask me questions)
> > > -RPM packages provided by Marcus
> > > -BETA-testing by me and Marcus
> > >
> > > In turn we want to have VirtualBox available in the "main" repository
> > > and be included with openSUSE DVD.
> > >
> > > What's the procedure for making this thing done?
> > > Is this mailing-list a correct place to wish such thing? or should I
> > > go to devel list?
> >
> > We're planning on making it easier for package to go into the main
> > distribution in the future and I hope that it can be done that way.
> >
> > I'll mark this for now and will discuss it later again. But for now
> > let me ask under which license VirtualBox is so that we can check
> > whether we can include it at all,
>
> The Open Source version is GPLed.

BTW, I personally think VirtualBox should be on openSUSE as soon as possible.
I've been playing around with it for a while and really like it. One thing
that I'm missing though is x86-64 support. This is planned, but not
implemented yet.

Cheers

Joachim

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Joachim Werner <joe@xxxxxxx>
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