Proposal on what packages can be in EPEL6

Dennis Gilmore dennis at
Tue Dec 21 23:03:08 UTC 2010

On Tuesday, December 21, 2010 04:57:53 pm Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 15:32:04 -0700
> Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
> ...snip...
> > Well, there's downsides to either. I guess just adding a ExclusiveArch
> > isn't too much change, but it is change. Would it be bad just just
> > import and rebuild them exactly from the src.rpm?
> > 
> > We should spell out what we want here exactly for sure.
> Replying to myself here. Obviously we do have to modify them because
> the rhel ones have either Exclusivearch or Excludearch anyhow.
> So, I think it would make sense to require adding:
> ExclusiveArch: ppc64
> to any rhel src.rpms that we rebuild for epel.
> kevin
We cant do that,  because of the way koji works we would end up with only the 
ppc64 version available to build against, we build and ship it on all arches 
or none. 

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