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Re: Complete RHEL package lists?



On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> On 8/21/07, Michael Stahnke <mastahnke gmail com> wrote:
> > On 8/21/07, Karsten Wade <kwade redhat com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2007-08-21 at 15:05 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > >
> > > > Ok, that just amplifies the point that the information requested below seems
> > > > to be critical prerequisite for inclusion of *any* package in EPEL.  Steering
> > > > committee, please process this request with high priority.
> > > >
> > > > > > Is there a complete list of all binary packages included in all RHEL
> > > > > > channels that EPEL should be compatible with available somewhere?
> > > > > > Complete public binary repodatas (just the metadata, not packages) of
> > > > > > binary packages included in them would be nice.
> > >
> > > There are a lot of people here with knowledge of how Red Hat works.
> > >
> > > Is there an impediment to getting that list?
> >
> > Can someone detail out what information is being looked for?  Also,
> > what channels in RHN would some of this stuff fall under.  I think
> > that tomcat and lots o' other java stuff is in some developer
> > channels.  We'll need to iron the whole thing out.
> 
> Well there is the "Extras" which contains non-FLOSS code and some
> kernel modules that arent in the main-line I think. The only other
> stuff that would be not on CentOS-4/5 that is on RHN would be the RHX
> channels.

I think there's more than just RHX/Extras. Everything that is in RHN and 
that is not available from ftp.redhat.com in RPM or SRPM format. There are 
beta-channels that are not offered as SRPM afaik.

But it's hard to list things that you don't know exist :) Someone with 
full RHN access could simply verify for himself.

Also, it would be useful to have everything that cannot be distributed 
available in nosrc format as well.

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