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EPEL Weekly notes 2008-03-02->2008-03-09



= Weekly EPEL Summary =

Week 10/2008 2008/03/02 -> 2008/03/08

== Most important happenings ==

 * Week was mostly quiet. Looking to add more packages to get rt3 in place

== Mailing list ==

=== Noteworthy discussions ===

 * Very little discussion on the mailling list this week.
 * More EPEL mirrors signed up. I need to find out how to report the
exact number.
 * GOAL: Get rt3 in place.
 * GOAL: Find a way to request input from more EL customers on what they need.
 * GOAL: Need to research how to handle open-source items in RHX that
do not meet EL due to patching of core items.

== Meeting ==

=== Next Meeting ===

Wednesday, 20080130 at 18:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting.

=== Last weeks meeting ===

There was no meeting scheduled for the past week.

== Stats ==

=== General ===

Number of EPEL Contributors:175

We welcome  1 new contributors: buytenh

=== EPEL 5 ===

Number of source packages: 1142

Number of binary packages: 1841

There are 16 new Packages:

 * apg | Automated Password Generator for random password generation
 * certmaster | Remote certificate distribution framework
 * cpdup | Filesystem mirroring utility
 * flumotion | Flumotion - the Fluendo Streaming Server
 * perl-Crypt-DES | Perl DES encryption module
 * perl-Math-Symbolic | Symbolic calculations
 * perl-Module-Info | Information about Perl modules
 * perl-Module-Signature | CPAN signature management utilities and modules
 * perl-Net-SNMP | Object oriented interface to SNMP
 * perl-Test-Distribution | Perform tests on all modules of a distribution
 * perl-Test-File | Test file attributes
 * perl-Test-Prereq | Check if Makefile.PL has the right pre-requisites
 * perl-XML-Generator-DBI | Generate SAX events from SQL queries
 * perl-XML-SAX-Writer | SAX2 Writer
 * php-pecl-mailparse | PECL package for parsing and working with email messages
 * rkhunter | A host-based tool to scan for rootkits, backdoors and
local exploits

=== EPEL 4 ===

Number of source packages: 670
Number of binary packages: 1087
There are 6 new Packages:

 * apg | Automated Password Generator for random password generation
 * lighttpd | Lightning fast webserver with light system requirements
 * perl-Module-Signature | CPAN signature management utilities and modules
 * perl-Net-SNMP | Object oriented interface to SNMP
 * php-pecl-mailparse | PECL package for parsing and working with email messages
 * rkhunter | A host-based tool to scan for rootkits, backdoors and
local exploits

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-- 
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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