EPEL Packages in need of building for EL-6

Mark Chappell tremble at tremble.org.uk
Thu Jul 1 12:25:29 UTC 2010


Xavier Bachelot wrote:
> ... snip packages list including a big pile of perl packages ...
> 
> Perl packages can have a huge list of nested dependencies, usually
> spread to various maintainers. It can be hard to get all the deps build
> in a coordinated manner, or at least it induce some latency. Would it be
> an acceptable practice to build packages from other maintainers, in
> order to ease the pain ?

At an EPEL meeting I was basically told, yes.

You just need to be aware that the packages may get updated afterwards.


Mark




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