policy regarding pkg's migrating epel -> rhel

Karsten Wade kwade at redhat.com
Sat Jun 13 05:18:51 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 08:15:59AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> I'd like to ask the Steering committee to consider enhancing existing  
> policy documents, namely,
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies
> to explictly mention the case where packages migrate from epel -> rhel.
> Case in point here is a mild contention with what to do with  
> java-1.6.0-openjdk, where it recently moved into rhel, but is still  
> currently in epel repos.  See also,
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504189
> I hope I don't put words into his mouth, but as I understand it,
> Lubomir's contention is that the upgrade path issues should be  
> considered a blocker to removing this from epel, ie,
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499079
> My current opinion is that these are orthogonal issues, but I'm curious  
> what others think.  What say you?

Aside from nudging this for list discussion, I added this to an agenda
page for next week's meeting:


- Karsten
Karsten 'quaid' Wade, Community Gardener
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