On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 14:28:14 +0100 Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote: > The proper answer IMHO is to do what we planed from the start, but > never realized: create per dist dirs like epel/5.1. When 5.2 ships to > a "cp -al 5.1 5.2", update the builders and ship all newly build > packages in the 5.2 dir. Once CentOS 5.2 is out delete the 5.1 dir. > > The only problem: we'd need to push security updates to both the 5.1 > and 5.2 dir during the delta where CentOS catches up. > > BTW, we will likely cause problems for RHEL/RHN customers in any case > in rare situations when RH ships updates because we don't get new RHEL > update releases in advance -- thus we might now and then need a day or > two to catch up in case something from EPEL needs to be build against > a new updated package (firefox, pidgin, ...) from RHEL. This is where RHEL z-stream updates will come into play. Please ping me for the next EPEL meeting as I'd like to discuss this during the meeting. -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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