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Re: EPEL-5 and RHEL 5.1 packages



On Nov 8, 2007 3:27 PM, Kyle Gonzales <kyle gonzales gmail com> wrote:
> 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?
>

Well someone is going to be broke. The issue is finding out what
percentage of people will be broken the longest... and upsetting them
:)


-- 
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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