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Re: Permanent URL for EPEL configuration





On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin scrye com> wrote:
On Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:35:51 +0100
Remi Collet <Fedora famillecollet com> wrote:

> Le 21/12/2012 19:17, Kevin Fenzi a écrit :
> > On Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:59:14 +0100
> > Remi Collet <Fedora famillecollet com> wrote:
> >
> >> Why doesn't this exists yet ?
> >
> > Because there's not an automated way to create it?
>
> A simple one:
>
> ln -f 6/i386/epel-release-* epel-release-6.rpm

How is that automated? :)

Sure, I can do that manually right now, but what makes you think I
would notice when there's a new update? Manually putting it on a
person is something I want to avoid. ;)

Perhaps we could use something from the fedmsg bus to detect when this
package is pushed to stable. Or run a cron job that lists the most
current one in the repo...

Another option, how do we just get epel-release into RHEL? Scientific ships with it in their core. It makes things so much nicer. I realize Red Hat doesn't want to support everything from EPEL, but having it easily available might be nice. I haven't used a RHEL system since 2007 without EPEL anyway ;)

 

> The wiki give a link to the repoview page.
> This will allow to also use a permanent link
>
> There is a lot of tuto using something like:
> yum install
> http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
>
> Search epel-release on google
> You will find entry with 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, ...

kevin

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