New Zenoss RPMs

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Thu Feb 28 21:26:23 UTC 2008

Christopher Blunck wrote:
> Hi all,
> A month or so ago I posted to this list and asked a few questions about 
> EPEL, RHX, and Fedora proper.  I was trying to understand the repository 
> structure and how things fit together.  If you are interested in reading 
> the discussion you can find it below:
> The basic problem we discussed is that Zenoss requires Python 2.4, and 
> since FC8 (and above) use Python 2.5 we elected to ship our own Python 
> installation alongside our application.  The recommended practice you 
> all suggested was to rely on the compat-python24 package to provide 
> /usr/bin/python2.4 and use that instead.
> I wanted to bring you all up to date with our efforts.  We've moved 
> ahead with your suggestion and have assembled a binary FC8 RPM (i386 and 
> x86_64) that depends on compat-python24.  I can provide our .spec and 
> .tar.gz file, or I can provide a .src.rpm.
> What is the next logical step in the progression towards our inclusion 
> in the EPEL repository?  We're very excited about becoming official 
> members of your community and would like to know what we need to do to 
> be included in your group.

Assuming you are interested in maintaining the software package on a 
continuous basis within EPEL, refer

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