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Re: incompatible packaging between EPEL and DAG/rpmforge



On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 11:08:16PM -0700, Karsten 'quaid' Wade wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 2008-05-27 at 08:13 -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> 
> > I think you will likely find the political challenges more difficult to
> > overcome than the technical ones if you're looking to get things sync'd
> > up and nice between the two repo's. :)
> 
> Is it really fair to call it 'political'?
> 
> Fedora has a packaging standard, a method for changing that standard,
> and reasons things become the standard.  Is calling a packaging decision
> 'political' supported by the history?

Use whatever term you like. :)  Symanteics aside, my impression of the
happenings remains the same...

That said, I regret bringing it up as I think most 3rd party repo's are
more than happy to work with EPEL to minimize conflicts.

Ray


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