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Re: "newer packages"



Mike McGrath (mmcgrath redhat com) said: 
> Should we have a stronger effort to replace older RHEL packages if we put
> them in their own namespace and don't conflict?
> 
> This is sort of a nuanced problem since RHEL5 doesn't feel nearly as old
> as RHEL4 did at this point in it's release cycle.  But still, people do
> want newer versions of these packages.

This seems like a good way to fracture the platform to me; sure, someone
may want a new MySQL, in isolation, but I'm not sure it really helps from
a long term-standpoint if other EPEL packages would then have to worry about
working with 3 versions of MySQL.

Bill


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