Bug 1198832 - wireless-tools is in the standard comp group, should be in hardware-support
Summary: wireless-tools is in the standard comp group, should be in hardware-support
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Status: CLOSED EOL
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: comps
Version: 22
Hardware: All
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Stephen Gallagher
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-03-04 22:12 UTC by Dan Mossor [danofsatx]
Modified: 2016-07-19 20:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 20:07:58 UTC
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Description Dan Mossor [danofsatx] 2015-03-04 22:12:33 UTC
In reviewing package sets for the Fedora Server, it was discovered that wireless-tools is included as part of the standard comp group. Standard group's description reads "Common set of utilities that extend the minimal installation." 

While wireless-tools may indeed extend the minimal installation, it's intended use requires specific hardware to be available to the installed system. The description of Hardware Support reads "This group is a collection of tools for various hardware specific utilities."

Not all systems utilize wireless hardware, and very few server systems use wireless. wireless-tools should be moved from the Standard group to Hardware Support.

Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 20:07:58 UTC
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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