Add cost=1100 in epel.repo?

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at
Tue Aug 24 12:21:02 UTC 2010

On Tuesday, 24 August 2010 at 12:48, Mark Chappell wrote:
> 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?

We don't replace anything present in either Fedora or EPEL, so what
would be the point?

By the way, we lack a lot of manpower in infrastructure and we have
too few people interested in EPEL branches, so help is welcome.


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