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Re: rpms that just need a rebuild...



On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 04:24:36PM -0700, David Lutterkort wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 22:03 -0800, Greg Swallow wrote:
> > I admit I haven't been following all the EPEL discussion that closely, 
> > so sorry if this has been brought up before...
> 
> Just to be really late to the party:
> 
> > But I was wondering if there is room in the plans for a "EPEL-unstable" 
> > repository (or something like that), which is just an automatic rebuild 
> > of Fedora Extras 6 packages.  For instance I need ~15 php-pear-??? rpms 
> > for EL5 that I just rebuilt from the Fedora Extras 6 sources - no 
> > modifications to the spec files needed. 
> 
> It would be very interesting to have a uniform way to provide RHEL-addon
> packages that are unsupported. This would help people who want to
> evaluate things on RHEL that are available on Fedora, but aren't in a
> state that can be supported by EPEL's or RHEL's standards. 

Then better massage them to meet those standards?

Of course, you still need to define what those standards are, which is
somehow blurry ATM. We all have a feeling when a Fedora package is
suitable for RHEL or not, but there are no criteria written down as of
yet.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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