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Re: Finding old EPEL packages



On Sat, 26 Sep 2009, Alexey Torkhov wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-09-25 at 20:58 -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Alexey Torkhov <atorkhov gmail com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2009-09-25 at 10:56 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > >> On Fri, 25 Sep 2009 20:52:05 +0400
> > >> Alexey Torkhov <atorkhov gmail com> wrote:
> > >> > I think, that all EPEL packages there were ever released should be
> > >> > available somewhere. It could be useful in situation like mine where
> > >> > one need to install package on old system - it was CentOS 5.3 in my
> > >> > case, or to downgrade some packages.
> > >>
> > >> Now that we are using koji, it should keep all builds we ever do, but
> > >> of course we only were able to import all the ones we had from plague
> > >> at the time we switched.
> > >
> > > If koji will keep packages forever that would be good.
> > > Thanks.
> >
> > No it doesn't. Packages are retained for a certain amount of time but
> > not forever due to space reasons.
>
> Then, some place with enough storage space should be found. Like
> archive.fedoraproject.org. There is even FC-1 that was released several
> years ago could be found, but EPEL package that was there month ago is
> gone.
>

If you're interested in mailing me a check (and then doing so again every
4 years or so when the storage is EOLed) I'd be happy to accomidate this.
Some stuff we have room for, some stuff we don't.  All EPEL packages falls
into the don't category.

	-Mike


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