EL-5 comps versus FEL collection

Chitlesh GOORAH chitlesh.goorah at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 18:14:46 UTC 2009

Is there any objection about me creating a comps group for electronic lab ?
If there isn't any I'll carry on creating the group.

However, when do we expect these changes to hit stable repository ? one month ?


On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Chitlesh GOORAH  wrote:
> Hello there,
> On Fedora, we have a comps group 'electronic-lab' which facilitates
> the users' life to install FEL (Fedora Electronic Lab) collection:
> # yum groupinstall 'Electronic Lab'
> I wish to have a similar comps group for the EPEL-5 branch. Of course,
> not all packages under the FEL collection are in EPEL-5 branch due to
> compatibility reasons. If you are interested to follow FEL packages
> found in Fedora branches and EPEL-5 branch please visit
> *  For detailed list with respective versions and build dates:
> http://chitlesh.fedorapeople.org/FEL/list.html
> * FEL-12 Release Notes (EPEL-5 Repository Section)
> http://chitlesh.fedorapeople.org/papers/FEL12ReleaseNotes.pdf
> We already have 42 packages of the FEL collections in EPEL-5
> repository. I really want to extend FEL support for the EL
> distributions as our userbase is growing and requesting long term
> support.
> Kind Regards,
> Chitlesh Goorah

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