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Re: EPEL only packages? Review process?



Ray Van Dolson píše v Ne 07. 12. 2008 v 07:57 -0800:
> On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 10:42:41AM +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> > On Sat, 6 Dec 2008 22:07:43 -0800
> > Ray Van Dolson <rayvd bludgeon org> wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi folks;
> > > 
> > > I recently submitted a package for review that is intended for EPEL
> > > only:
> > > 
> > >   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474430
> > > 
> > > Reason being that this python module is included already in Fedora,
> > > but is not present in RHEL 4 or 5.
> > > 
> > > There wasn't really a procedure for this type of thing, so the product
> > > I filed it under was the standard "rawhide".
> > > 
> > > Anything I should perhaps do differently in this case or am I going
> > > about it in the right way?
> > 
> > Isn't the procedure for this to ask the Fedora maintainer if they're
> > interested in maintaining an EPEL branch for the package - if so, to
> > branch and build it possibly with you as comaintainer, if not, add you
> > as maintainer of a new EPEL branch?
> > 
> 
> Sorry, I should have clarified better.  The uuid module I'm packaging
> above is part of _python_ in Fedora (2.5 and newer?).
> 
> So this module doesn't fall under those guidelines... :)

Then the review process is the same as for Fedora, but you ask only for
EL branches, devel branch must exist and is created automatically. Put a
note in the review request that the package is going only into EPEL, so
the reviewer can check whether it builds on EL instead of Fedora, etc.


		Dan



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