RHEL 5.3

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Wed Apr 15 09:18:49 UTC 2009

Phil Schaffner wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 08:07:58AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>> On 23.01.2009 07:39, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
>>>> RHEL 5.3 brought with it some new additions
>>>> pexepct ( congrats rsc, your package got in unmodified)
>>>> java-1.6.0-openjdk (only on i386 and x86_64)  we will need to 
>>>> ExclusiveArch ppc  it.
>>>> In accordance with out guideline of not replacing RHEL packages we 
>>>> need to remove them.  there are possibly others.  Im going to get 
>>>> together a list of packages that moved from EPEL to RHEL.  I will 
>>>> mark them dead in cvs and remove them from the repos.
>>> In the past we left the packages in the repo until CentOS had 
>>> released  their latest version (CentOS 5.3 in this case) + two or 
>>> three weeks for  people to update to it. I assume that will be the 
>>> case this time as well?
>> Karanbir Singh posted this on his blog a few days ago:
>> http://www.karan.org/blog/index.php/2009/01/20/the-centos-5-3-grind-starts 
> CentOS 5.3 has been on the streets since April 1.
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2009-April/015711.html
> Somewhat OT: Any chance of EPEL shipping a working Firefox Java plugin?
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=483881
it is working... provided you replace the whole java stack with EPEL's 
build. See also https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=494265

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