Add cost=1100 in epel.repo?

Mark Chappell tremble at
Tue Aug 24 10:48:06 UTC 2010

Paul Howarth wrote:
> This then leads to the possibility of EL-6 users on architectures where
> these packages *are* included getting the EPEL packages rather than the
> RHEL packages. This could be avoided if we added a cost (> 1000) to the
> EPEL repo in epel-release, such that yum would always pull packages from
> RHEL rather than EPEL where the "same" package existed in both.
> Any reason why this shouldn't be done?

Sounds sensible here, might be worth speaking to the Livna/RPMFusion
people and getting them to add something that puts them below EPEL?


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