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Re: EPEL-5 and RHEL 5.1 packages



On Nov 8, 2007 12:22 PM, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 20:18:55 +0100
> Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
>
> > Well, we need to put some thoughts into this -- if we for example
> > start building packages that require the newer libvirt today then
> > users of CentOS 5.0 (5.1 is not released yet) and those still on RHEL
> > 5.0.x would run into dependency issues when using EPEL. We should try
> > hard to avoid that. That's why I suggested to keep "5.0" directories
> > around for some weeks months -- but the idea was not that welcomed
> > afaics...
>
> 5.0.x doesn't exist.  5.1.z will exist, for a period of time up to the
> release of 5.4 I think, or 5.5.
>

<grumpy id="old sys-admin">
So Red Hat didnt go with a 5.0.x? I am so glad they communicated that
with a customer who banked on using it. At this point is there any
assurance that 5.1.x will really exist?
</grumpy>





-- 
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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