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

Joel Andres Granados jgranado at redhat.com
Tue Jul 17 13:36:15 UTC 2007

Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 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.

^^^^ this is really nice to know,  I am familiar with the EPEL way of 
doing it.  Can you direct me to the
wiki, tutorial or info page.

> CU
> thl
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