python-imaging (was: Re: Fedora EPEL Package Build Report 2007-07-13)

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Sun Jul 15 13:05:41 UTC 2007

On 13.07.2007 22:13, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On 7/13/07, Michael Stahnke <mastahnke at> wrote:
>> On 7/13/07, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at> wrote:
>>> Once upon a time Friday 13 July 2007, buildsys at wrote:
>>>> Packages built and released for Fedora EPEL 5: 13
>>> Just a quick note python-imaging was removed with this push.   that is because
>>> it is in RHEL5-client  and CentOS5
>> Is there a solution for those running RH 5 server?   Maybe a topic for
>> next weeks' EPEL meeting?
> It should be as there will always be issues where people have
> Server/Desktop/etc but need something that is only included in one of
> the channels. The simplest solution would be to 'rebuild' the packages
> to match what is missing (or borrow them from Sci/CentOS). [...]

Should be easy afaics: get the RHEL SRPM, put the spec file in EPEL,
lower the EVR (¹), rebuild, ship.

Sounds like a plan. Can the people please state if that sort
of trick is acceptable for Red Hat?


(¹) -- we should do that to avoid overriding the EL package
accidentally. Adding a "0." preix in release should do the trick and is
easily done

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