[CentOS-devel] Missing Package spice-usb-redirector / CEEA-2010:0460

Jerry Amundson jamundso at gmail.com
Fri May 6 14:03:08 UTC 2011

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 8:34 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> On 05/06/2011 04:31 AM, Andreas Rogge wrote:
>> Am 06.05.2011 00:55, schrieb Karanbir Singh:
>>> On 05/05/2011 08:27 PM, Andreas Rogge wrote:
>>>> I just noticed that the following packages which were announced as
>>>> CEEA-2010:0460 [1],[2] but never made it onto the mirrors:
>>>> spice-usb-redirector-4.5-2.el5_5.i386.rpm
>>>> spice-usb-redirector-4.5-2.el5_5.x86_64.rpm
>>> iirc, they were released by mistake and were removed immediately.
>> I see. However, kmod-spice-usb-redirector is in the 5.5 updates repository.
>> Regards,
>> Andreas
> This was removed from EL 5.5 by upstream (as far as I can see), as well
> as renamed:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=598919
> http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2011-0122.html

The kspiceusb-kmod package remains upstream. The above bug only
pointed out a case where an error occurred *during removal* of the rpm

The kspiceusb-kmod package remains in CentOS because it is GPLv2,
whereas spice-usb-redirector (now spice-usb-share) was removed because
it's Proprietary.


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