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Re: How to prevent accidental EPEL updates of RHEL-core packages?



On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 09:14:51AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:52:22 +0200
> Alan Pevec <apevec gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > this update shouldn't have been pushed b/c python-sphinx is in core
> > RHEL:
> > https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2011-5268/python-sphinx-1.0.8-1.el6
> 
> Yeah. ;( 
> 
> Can you file a bug on it so the maintainer can end of life it?
> 
> > Is there any check in place to prevent updates breaking the rule
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies#Policy_for_Conflicting_Packages
> > ?
> 
> Nope. We have talked about setting something up, but it's not trivial
> to implement. ;( If you want to work on it, happy to help. 
> 
> > In the first place, I guess python-sphinx shouldn't have el6 branch
> > at all.
> 
> Indeed. It should be dead.packaged. 
>
dead.packaged and retired in the pkgdb

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