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Re: Newer flex in EPEL?



On Mon, 16 May 2011 22:36:13 +0200
Gianluca Sforna <giallu gmail com> wrote:

> Hi, I am trying to build a package for EPEL 5 but failing because it
> needs a newer flex than it's available on base system.
> 
> Unfortunately, it seems RH will not update the package[1] because it's
> not 100% compatible with the current one, which is also probably the
> reason why in Fedora we have both flex (at 2.5.35) and compat-flex (at
> 2.5.4a).
> 
> How do you feel about adding the newer flex package in epel?

Sure, as long as it's parallel installable with the rhel version and
doesn't conflict in any way. ;) 

kevin

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