Branching Asterisk for EPEL

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Fri Dec 21 04:38:37 UTC 2007

Michael Stahnke wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2007 1:19 PM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at> wrote:
>> I've had a number of requests to branch the Asterisk packages that are
>> now (finally) in F-7+ for EL-4 and EL-5.  Most of the dependencies
>> have been (or soon will be) taken care of. The one problematic package
>> is speex. The Asterisk package requires speex version 1.2 which is
>> available in Fedora 7 and onwards.  However, speex in RHEL5 is at
>> version 1.0.5.  Would it be acceptable to create a speex12 package in
>> EPEL so that Asterisk can be branched?  The speex12 package would be
>> for EL-4 and EL-5 only since RHEL6 will presumably provide speex 1.2
>> itself.
> Can a bug be filed with RHEL and have them bump/backport the required
> features for Speex in a future update?

If possible, I think this is the best route.  Won't hurt to try it.


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