current orphan packages in EPEL

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at
Thu Jul 9 22:14:41 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 05:06:08PM -0500, Adam Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Manuel
> Wolfshant<wolfy at> wrote:
> >
> > You do realize that a LARGE part of the EPEL consumers [including ISPs] use
> > Centos, do you  ?
> >
> Is that claim able to be verified with a realistic statistic? And if
> it is true they can set yum priorities. I don't see how its our
> responsibility to cater to those RHEL clones that are out of sync with

No offense, but it'd be a waste of time to gather metrics on CentOS
usage.  Suffice to say it's very widely used. :)

But I agree with what you're saying.  I don't have a problem with
sqlite being in EPEL.  The CentOS users can always exclude it when they
make use of the EPEL repo...


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