Yum in EPEL [Was: packages that conflict with centos?]

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 7 23:02:10 UTC 2007

Michael Stahnke wrote:
> On 8/7/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Michael Stahnke wrote:
>>>> Has anyone tried out yum RHN plugin from RHEL 5 on RHEL 4 and checked if
>>>> that works?
>>> I use yum/rhn on RHEL 5 lots.  It works most of the time.  RHN+YUM is
>>> still having a few growing pains, but it's getting better.  That
>>> configuration is handled more via the plugin and RHN bootstrap than by
>>> anything EPEL is currently able to provide.
>> The point is that if you are pushing yum into EPEL and yum RHN plugin
>> works in EPEL 4, you can as well as take it from RHEL 5 and push the
>> plugin to the EPEL 4 branch and things will work more out of the box.
> What RHN server do propose we register them with?

The existing RHEL ones. The idea behind is it that yum can then be used 
as a single tool for both RHEL base repository and EPEL.


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