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



On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 02:06:44PM -0400, 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
> 
> How do we deal with the fact that there is RHEL-5Server and
> RHEL-5Client and that they have different sets of packages?

A) File a bug against RHEL-5Server and ask them to include python-imaging.

or

B) ignore upstream in this instance because they aren't playing nice with
downstream.

or

C) let 5Server guys live with broken deps. Apparently nobody with a
Server license would ever want to use this anyways, so they should never
run into it. (yeah, right).

Personally, I would say to try (A), and then fall back to (B) if they
dont do (A).
--
Michael


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