perl-Date-Manip upgrades/obsoletes perl-DateManip from RHEL/CentOS

Dennis Gilmore dennis at
Thu Dec 11 19:26:29 UTC 2008

On Thursday 11 December 2008 12:57:24 pm Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Saturday 06 December 2008, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > # yum update
> > [...]
> > Installing:
> >  perl-Date-Manip         noarch     5.48-3.el5       epel             
> > 166 k replacing  perl-DateManip.noarch 5.44-1.2.1
> >
> > perl-DateManip is a package included in CentOS and I'm pretty certain
> > RHEL as well, so I suppose the obsoleting EPEL perl-Date-Manip package
> > should be pulled ASAP.
> Umm, *ping*?  Nobody has responded, and the problematic update is still in
> the repo.  Is this not the correct place to report the problem?
> I could of course go through Bugzilla but I doubt the package's maintainer
> has permissions needed to fix the problem so I suppose that'd just
> needlessly slow down the resolution.
the best place would be to email epel_signers-members at im 
removing it now.  with the mad rush of things at home.  I missed your initial 
email.  Ive marked the package dead in cvs and will be talking to the owner 
and co-maintainer.


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