EPEL only packages? Review process?

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Sun Dec 7 10:42:41 UTC 2008

On Sat, 6 Dec 2008 22:07:43 -0800
Ray Van Dolson <rayvd at bludgeon.org> wrote:

> Hi folks;
> I recently submitted a package for review that is intended for EPEL
> only:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474430
> Reason being that this python module is included already in Fedora,
> but is not present in RHEL 4 or 5.
> There wasn't really a procedure for this type of thing, so the product
> I filed it under was the standard "rawhide".
> Anything I should perhaps do differently in this case or am I going
> about it in the right way?

Isn't the procedure for this to ask the Fedora maintainer if they're
interested in maintaining an EPEL branch for the package - if so, to
branch and build it possibly with you as comaintainer, if not, add you
as maintainer of a new EPEL branch?


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