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Re: EPEL-6 Plan of attack

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I wanted to put out there the plan for EL-6 branching and building.
> whenever EL-6 beta is announced we will setup the base repos for building.
> we will also announce our intention to branch.
> Every package that is not orphaned in EL-5 will be branched for EL-6.  there
> will be an opt-out.  place a file in your EL-5 branch called  nobranch and
> place in it the reason why.
> for instance python-hashlib is in EL-5 to support stronger hashed metadata for
> the buildsystem.  its part of newer pythons so my nobranch file will contain
> "Exists in newer python"  this is just a historical something so if someone
> down the road questions why they can go and see
> We will give 2 weeks from announcement before we setup the cvs branches.  this
> will let us make sure anything thats in EL-6 gets nobranch files   we will be
> branching EL-6 branches from F-12 branches

Looks good. During that 2 Weeks is there anything we should do if
people want to add stuff from F12 branches to EPEL-6? [EG they don't
want to support for 4 or 5 but 6 looks good.]

Stephen J Smoogen.

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
-- Robert Browning

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