Bug 253130 - user request for wvware in RHEL
Summary: user request for wvware in RHEL
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Peter Jones
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-17 01:54 UTC by J Robinson
Modified: 2011-01-18 14:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-01-18 14:44:56 UTC
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Description J Robinson 2007-08-17 01:54:51 UTC
User request for wvware to be included in RHEL
(it is included in FC6, and all its prerequisites
are in RHEL5)

Is there some explanation of why it was not included, to help
developers and interested users to possible help get it 
included in RHEL? 


Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 05:36:00 UTC
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed

Comment 2 David Cantrell 2011-01-18 14:44:56 UTC
RHEL does not automatically include every package from Fedora.  Some packages are left out if they are deemed unnecessary, redundant, or out of scope for RHEL.

There is a wv2 package available in EPEL:

In general, it's easier to get packages added to EPEL repositories than it is to RHEL.

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