current orphan packages in EPEL

Dennis Gilmore dennis at
Thu Jul 9 22:23:40 UTC 2009

On Thursday 09 July 2009 05:14:41 pm Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> 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
> > RHEL.
> 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...
Not an option,  we said long ago that we would keep the version purposely 
lower and we must stick with that.

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