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Re: EPEL-5 and RHEL 5.1 packages



On Nov 8, 2007 4:39 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
>
>
> On 08.11.2007 22:22, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 22:08:10 +0100
> > Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
> >
> >> Which still does not solve the problem that started this thread...
> >
> > Correct.  To solve the problem at the start of this thread, perhaps it
> > would make sense to pre-populate the buildsystem with the next point
> > release bits at the same time they're being staged for release, or
> > close to it, so that EPEL can on the same day of a point release claim
> > that they support that release.  Just takes more cooperation between
> > EPEL leaders and Red Hat.
>
> And excludes all those contributers and users that don't have a RHEL
> license, as the resulting bits might lead to broken deps when one runs
> "yum update" on a CentOS machine right now (ยน) with EPEL which depends
> on a lib that is shipped in the newly released RHEL update. Seems that's
> the case in the mail that started this thread.
>
> That would be totally unacceptable IMHO.

So... users that DO have a RHEL license will have to wait for CentOS
devels to do their thing before they can get new packages?  What about
Scientific Linux or other RHEL clones?  Do those users have to wait
for all the clones?

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