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Bug 822046 - Review Request: exfat - Free exFAT file system implementation
Review Request: exfat - Free exFAT file system implementation
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tom "spot" Callaway
Dan Mashal
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Blocks: FE-Legal
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Reported: 2012-05-16 03:04 EDT by Vasiliy Glazov
Modified: 2015-10-04 00:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-07-09 20:41:41 EDT
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Description Vasiliy Glazov 2012-05-16 03:04:09 EDT
Spec URL:
https://github.com/RussianFedora/fuse-exfat/blob/master/fuse-exfat.spec
https://github.com/RussianFedora/exfat-utils/blob/master/exfat-utils.spec

SRPM URL:
http://koji.russianfedora.ru/packages/fuse-exfat/0.9.7/1.fc17.R/src/fuse-exfat-0.9.7-1.fc17.R.src.rpm
http://koji.russianfedora.ru/packages/exfat-utils/0.9.7/1.fc17.R/src/exfat-utils-0.9.7-1.fc17.R.src.rpm

Description:
This driver is the first free exFAT file system implementation with write
support. exFAT is a simple file system created by Microsoft. It is intended
to replace FAT32 removing some of it's limitations. exFAT is a standard FS
for SDXC memory cards.

I want be maintainer of this package in Fedora. But I need a sponsor.
Comment 1 Ralf Corsepius 2012-05-16 04:01:42 EDT
Please split this review request into 2 separate ones - One per package.
Comment 2 Vasiliy Glazov 2012-05-16 04:10:13 EDT
OK
This for fuse-exfat package - Free exFAT file system implementation.

Spec URL:
https://github.com/RussianFedora/fuse-exfat/blob/master/fuse-exfat.spec

SRPM URL:
http://koji.russianfedora.ru/packages/fuse-exfat/0.9.7/1.fc17.R/src/fuse-exfat-0.9.7-1.fc17.R.src.rpm

Description:
This driver is the first free exFAT file system implementation with write
support. exFAT is a simple file system created by Microsoft. It is intended
to replace FAT32 removing some of it's limitations. exFAT is a standard FS
for SDXC memory cards.

I want be maintainer of this package in Fedora. But I need a sponsor.

Second review request here for exfat-utils https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822049
Comment 3 Tom "spot" Callaway 2012-05-16 12:50:00 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal until I can get RH to review this situation.
Comment 4 Vasiliy Glazov 2012-05-17 04:48:05 EDT
I'll wait.
Comment 5 Dan Mashal 2012-05-30 23:53:33 EDT
spot any luck?
Comment 6 Dan Mashal 2012-06-18 05:08:51 EDT
any update on this spot?
Comment 7 Dan Mashal 2012-07-02 10:06:12 EDT
Spoke with spot on IRC, still awaiting RedHat Legal.
Comment 8 Tom "spot" Callaway 2012-07-09 20:41:41 EDT
Upon review, implementations of exfat are not permitted in Fedora. Sorry Dan.
Comment 9 Dan Mashal 2012-07-09 21:15:41 EDT
Thanks for your reply spot.
Comment 10 Vasiliy Glazov 2012-07-10 02:26:38 EDT
Thanks to all.
Comment 11 Adam Goode 2015-10-04 00:17:17 EDT
Is this still forbidden in Fedora?

If so, https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Forbidden_items should be updated.

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