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Re: yum-cron and CentOS



On 06.09.2007 15:08, Mike McGrath wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> z00dax in #centos-devel made me aware of a issue: EPEL5-testing contains
>> a yum-cron package since a few days which replaces the package with the
>> same name from CentOS-base.
>>
>> As we try to not conflict with CentOS-base I'd say we go the same route
>> as we did for yum in EPEL4 -- ship the CentOS package with a lower EVR;
>> then users that want to use the package on RHEL5 can use it while we
>> don't disturb CenOS.
>>
>> Comments?
> 
> Its a package in CentOS-base but not RHEL?
> 

Yes:

[root dhcp-200 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5 (Tikanga)
[root dhcp-200 ~]# yum list yum* | grep cron
[root dhcp-200 ~]#

http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/centos/5.0/os/x86_64/CentOS/yum-cron-0.1-1.el5.centos.noarch.rpm

One of course could argue "If CentOS wants to be 100% compatible to RHEL
then they should not add something to their Base OS that's not strictly
needed" -- but I suppose some people would send out the Nijas after
someone that dares to say that.

/me hides

CU
knurd


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