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Re: Keep or remove GlusterFS from EPEL-6?

On Thu, 17 May 2012 11:38:35 +0100
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists karan org> wrote:

> Addressing this from the CentOS point of view, in that lots of CentOS
> users consume EPEL as well : We would be happy to bridge that gap and
> host stuff like glusterfs directly in CentOS-Extras, which is setup
> and enabled by default on all CentOS installs.
> However, I am slightly concerned about this move. Glusterfs is a
> single example : there are a lot of things that are shipped by Red
> Hat under various variants and layered products that overlap with
> content hosted in EPEL - including stuff like puppet, mongodb, lots
> of python-* and ruby-* etc; so rather than single out glusterfs and
> drop it, please clarify the policy.

I agree. This is not just about glusterfs.

> My, as an outsider understanding, has been that components unsuiteable
> for EPEL include exclusively content hosted at ftp.r.c under the OS/
> dir
> - I suspect this is the impression carried forward by many ( if not
> most ) people.

Yeah, and at launch time of EPEL6 thats pretty much what it was, since
there were not really any other additional channels available then. 

Things have changed over time however. ;) 


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