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Re: Questions about EPEL Distribution



On 11/2/07, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
>
>
> On 02.11.2007 16:18, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 03:15:07PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> >>      What I'm suggesting for EPEL is more like a Fedora Extras ISO in the
> >> pre-merged world, then ...
> > I remember that somebody did that at one point, but I don't remember who
> > and how.
>
> Likely via the "install additional media" in firstboot, which afaik
> could be used for this.
>
> But well, lots of EPEL packages require parts of the core-os (EL in this
> case) -- those are not available easily at that point for if user if he
> didn't yet register his system on RHN.
>

Which is why everything should be built against Fedora Enterprise(TM).
Fedora Enterprise a library of packages from an upstream provider put
into a format that other organizations can rebuild cleanly with their
own patches. Yes with Fedora Enterprise(TM) you can build your own
Oracle(TM) spin of EL without problems


-- 
Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"


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