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Re: EPEL, RHEL-5Server and RHEL-5Client

On 7/12/07, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:

On 12.07.2007 20:08, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
>> So, here's a fun situation:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246444
>> In brief:
>> * python-imaging in EPEL conflicts with python-imaging in RHEL-5Client
>> * upstream (RHEL5) requests to remove python-imaging because EPEL is
>> not supposed to override upstream
>> * removing python-imaging will break dependencies in RHEL-5Server
> remove it from epel, and RHEL-5Server folks will probably have to live with
> broken deps.


A real long term solution might be to have a kind of dynamic exclude
list (done by a yum-plugin with pre-generated lists maybe? no idea, just
thinking loud) that would exclude all packages depending on
python-imaging on EL5Server.

I wont be able to install plone or anything pythonish because of this
on server but I can on client?


Compile a version of python-imaging that matches what is in the base
OS. The EPEL version is 1.0.6 and the supplied version is 1.0.5. That
sounds the most reasonable.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
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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