[CentOS-virt] Build VirtualBox OSE for CentOS?

Sun Feb 3 23:49:28 UTC 2008
Brian McKenna <brian at brianmckenna.org>

I think the problem here is that CentOS isn't designed for personal use, nor
do many of us feel that a binary only application should be included when a
perfectly fine open source version is available. Also, I personally feel
that the full version is more crippled than the open source version.

Maybe there should be a separate package for the full edition, though. I
can't see any harm coming from that.

Brian McKenna

On Feb 3, 2008 10:54 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:

> Is there any need for CentOS to build and distribute the OSE version of
> VirtualBox?
> The differences between the versions are here:
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Editions
> The reason I ask is that the Full version is free for personal use and
> the restrictions (especially no USB or RDP) make the OSE version fairly
> crippled, so I am not sure there is enough benefit to design and keep
> updated the OSE RPM packages.
> What does everyone think?
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
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