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Re: pexepct is in RHEL and should be dropped from EPEL



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Rex Dieter <rdieter math unl edu> wrote:
> Robert Scheck wrote:
>
>> Hello David,
>>
>> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, David Juran wrote:
>>> Just noticed that pexpect is in RHEL (RHEL5 since 5.2 and RHEL4 since
>>> 4.7) and should therefore be dropped from EPEL.
>>
>> nice, that somebody from the Red Hat fraction has been woken up, is Jim
>> Parsons alive? See: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452762
>>
>> How do you expect that we perform the dropping? We can't remove branches
>> that already exist - spoken for CVS. And the pexpect package *has* to
>> remain in EPEL for users that did not upgrade to RHEL 5.2
>
> I thought EPEL only really supports the latest RHEL flavors anyway.  At
> least that was my impression from previous similar converations.  Has
> something changed?

Currently that is the case. There is not enough infrastructure to do
multiple releases of EPEL for 4.x/5.x series.



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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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