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Re: Zabbix 2.0.2 SRPM available



On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 3:45 AM, Fabrice Salvaire
<f salvaire genomicvision com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
>
> On 25/09/12 18:37, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:29:26 +0200
>> Fabrice Salvaire<f salvaire genomicvision com>  wrote:
>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> I upgraded the Zabbix package to the upstream version 2.0.2. It seems
>>> to work fine, except I don't tested everything.
>>>
>>> Thus I have the SRPM with the update for the spec file and some of
>>> the sources files. How can I provide it to EPEL ?
>>
>>
>> File a bug against the epel Zabbix package and the maintainer can
>> review and apply your patches.
>>
>
> If I am right the EPEL devel list archive is not searchable and there is no
> "public container" to put such works: a way to find experimental SRPM for a
> package, a kind of github infrastructure with a wiki and branches. The SRPM
> of Greg Swift is certainly much better than my quick upgrade of the 1.8
> package, my own is just a RPM version of no more than a personal compilation
> in order to deploy the agent easily. But how to be aware of it?

To search the epel-devel list i usually use
'site:lists.fedoraproject.org epel-devel' in my google search string.

Historically the primary way I have looked into the state of moving an
existing package forward is to contact the package owners.  Sometimes
if they can't push a newer package into stable they host it in their
private space and can tell you about it.

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/zabbix

I also tend to check out Fedora's Koji to see what is being built in
Fedora, since typically it can be used with Fedora with a minimal
amount of work.

http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=4278

And the work on the package was Volker not me, but thanks :)


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