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Re: Fedora EPEL Package Build Report 2009-04-21



On 04/21/2009 12:21 PM, buildsys fedoraproject org wrote:
> Packages built and released for Fedora EPEL testing/5: 8

> NEW glib-1.2.10-32.el5 : A library of handy utility functions
> NEW gtk+-1.2.10-68.el5 : The GIMP ToolKit
> NEW imlib-1.9.15-11.el5 : An image loading and rendering library for X11R6

Why are these packages going into EPEL? These seem to be clear
violations of the EPEL "Guidelines and Policies":

"EPEL packages should only enhance and never disturb the Enterprise
Linux distributions they were build for. Thus packages from EPEL should
never replace packages from the target base distribution - including
those on the base distribution as well as layered products;"

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies

~spot


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