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Re: EPEL-5 and RHEL 5.1 packages



On Nov 8, 2007 1:07 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
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> On 08.11.2007 20:22, Jesse Keating 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.
>
> Thx for the hint.
>
> But well, the problem round about stays the same until CentOS (and other
> clones) ship 5.1. And we run into the same problem again for 5.1.z once
> 5.2 ships.
>

May I suggest repotags or using CentOS as the build system :).

EPEL5.0.0 would be a good fix :).

There I have fulfilled my monthly trolling requirements.

-- 
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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