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Re: repotags proposal



On 20.05.2007 16:02, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Sun, 20 May 2007, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
>> I wrote a quick proposal for repotags in EPEL. If people really want
>> repotags in EPEL please speak up in this thread -- I'd really like to
>> see that contributors really want repotags before I propose this
>> proposal for voting in a SIG meeting.
>>
>> == Proposal for the use of repotags for EPEL ==
>> [...]
>> == EOF ==
> 
> That's like saying: we do want to look at it objectively, but here are 
> some requirements that make it impossible to implement.

Thanks for your detailed and helpful feedback. I propose this here for
discussion. So if you have a technical solution that could work, but
does not confirm to the points of the proposal? Then please show or
explain it, that we can consider adjusting the proposal before it's
being voted upon. That why I posted it for discussion.

Ohh, sorry, I nearly forgot: there is a technical solution that could
work. I outlined it in
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-April/msg01232.html

In short: add a %{?repotag} to the end of release in all EPEL spec
files, set that in the EPEL builders (not in the Fedora ones) to ".epel"
and the solution is there. We could start with it tomorrow -- but we
need the Fedora Packaging Committee to agree first, as that's
responsible for stuff like this in Fedora.

Cu
thl


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