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Re: EPEL, RHEL-5Server and RHEL-5Client




On 12.07.2007 20:08, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> 
>> So, here's a fun situation:
>>
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246444
>>
>> In brief:
>>
>> * python-imaging in EPEL conflicts with python-imaging in RHEL-5Client
>> * upstream (RHEL5) requests to remove python-imaging because EPEL is
>> not supposed to override upstream
>> * removing python-imaging will break dependencies in RHEL-5Server
> 
> remove it from epel, and RHEL-5Server folks will probably have to live with
> broken deps.

+1

A real long term solution might be to have a kind of dynamic exclude
list (done by a yum-plugin with pre-generated lists maybe? no idea, just
thinking loud) that would exclude all packages depending on
python-imaging on EL5Server.

CU
thl


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