EPEL, RHEL-5Server and RHEL-5Client...

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Tue Jul 17 13:28:46 UTC 2007

On 17.07.2007 14:52, Joel Andres Granados wrote:
> Joel Andres Granados wrote:
>> Regarding the python-imaging package...
>> What is the matter with including the 1.1.6 version in EPEL/el5?  does 
>> it break anything?
>> Both Plone and python-docutils (deps in EPEL) use the Image library 
>> from PIL and this library does not have any
>> backward compatibility issues.  additionally, RHEL5-client has no 
>> package that depends on
>> python-imaging.  So I say KISS, and ship 1.1.6 with the EPEL/el5.  I 
>> know it goes against the EPEL policies,
>> but I think its much better that messing with nvr.
> And what about EPEL/e4, the EPEL wiki says to use code form fedora core 
> 3.

That the advice, yes.

> [...]
> Moreover, is there an additional way to build EPEL packages.
> I'm following 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/UpdatingPackageHowTo 
> wiki for the builds.  Is this correct?

The old Extras procedure applies; e.g. update cvs, run "make tag build";
koji and bodi, which are used for F-7 and rawhide are not yet used for EPEL.


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