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Re: yum-cron and CentOS



On 9/6/07, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath redhat com> wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > On 06.09.2007 15:08, Mike McGrath wrote:
> >
> >> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >>
> >>> z00dax in #centos-devel made me aware of a issue: EPEL5-testing contains
> >>> a yum-cron package since a few days which replaces the package with the
> >>> same name from CentOS-base.
> >>>
> >>> As we try to not conflict with CentOS-base I'd say we go the same route
> >>> as we did for yum in EPEL4 -- ship the CentOS package with a lower EVR;
> >>> then users that want to use the package on RHEL5 can use it while we
> >>> don't disturb CenOS.
> >>>
> >>> Comments?
> >>>
> >> Its a package in CentOS-base but not RHEL?
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Yes:
> >
> > [root dhcp-200 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
> > Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5 (Tikanga)
> > [root dhcp-200 ~]# yum list yum* | grep cron
> > [root dhcp-200 ~]#
> >
> > http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/centos/5.0/os/x86_64/CentOS/yum-cron-0.1-1.el5.centos.noarch.rpm
> >
> > One of course could argue "If CentOS wants to be 100% compatible to RHEL
> > then they should not add something to their Base OS that's not strictly
> > needed" -- but I suppose some people would send out the Nijas after
> > someone that dares to say that.
> >
>
> meh, I don't think we need to be in the business of telling CentOS what
> to do :)
>
> +1 to lower EVR I guess unless there's a compelling reason not to that
> I'm not thinking of.  I wonder if we could get a list of all packages
> CentOS has added.  If they've added them, odds are they're popular
> enough that we'll likely add them as well.
+1.  I will see if I can get a list.

stahnma
>
>     -Mike
>
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