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Re: Release and update procedure for EPEL

On 3/2/07, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
Bill Nottingham schrieb:
> Thorsten Leemhuis (fedora leemhuis info) said:
>> AFIACS the same as in Extras in the past: File a bug, poke Red Hat
>> maintainers (¹) and pray that it gets fixed.
>> Especially the last part is important.
>> Sorry, sound like a joke, and in parts is one, but well, on the other
>> hands that's how it roughly worked for community contributors in Extras(²).
> Sure, but it's actually a lot easier to get things fixed in Fedora,

>From my point of view it seems quite hard sometimes... But that's a
different story...

> especially if it's just 'grab a newer version'. I'm not sure I can
> convincingly come up with a business case for rebasing guile for
> RHEL 4. :)


Anyway, do you have any proposed solution for the problem at hand that
not involves replacing or disturbing pacakges from RHEL? Then I'm all

That would be the APEL list... with a nice APEL with a worm in it.

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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