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Re: Release and update procedure for EPEL



Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote :

> On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 13:53 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 08:30:50PM +0100, Matthias Saou wrote:
> > > FP! :-)
> > > 
> > > Joke aside, I'd like to see which views we have on the release and
> > > update procedure to apply to EPEL.
> > > 
> > > - Do we want a moving (and potentially breaking) set of packages which
> > >   is constantly being updated?
> > 
> > The CentOS way
> > 
> > > - De we want a fixed set of packages when a RHEL release is made and
> > >   focus on major bugfixes and security updates from there on?
> > 
> > More RHEL like
> 
> FWIW, the CentOS people I spoke to at FOSDEM were very much interested
> in the "fixed set, with bugfixes and security updates only" model.

...but also in providing a lot of recent stuff. They already have php 5
and mysql 5 in a separate location for people to use on CentOS 4.

Matthias

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