EPEL6 When to go out of Beta?

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Tue Nov 16 16:30:48 UTC 2010

On 11/15/2010 10:26 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 22:46:55 -0600
> Chris Adams<cmadams at hiwaay.net>  wrote:
>> Once upon a time, Orion Poplawski<orion at cora.nwra.com>  said:
>>> Some kind of delay would be good.  fftw just now showed up so there
>>> will be a number of scientific packages to be built, and it would
>>> ease that.
>> I guess I don't see why the packages that are ready can't be released.
>> Just because it is "released" doesn't mean that every package from
>> EPEL 5 is available for EPEL 6.
> Well, the packages are 'released'.
> http://mirrors.tummy.com/pub/fedora.redhat.com/epel/beta/6/
> They just have the word 'beta' in the url and the release process is
> more lax than in a 'stabe' epel release. You can use and test and
> provide feedback.

It is easier to build dependency chains now as the build automatically go into 
the build root.  Don't need bodhi or build-root overrides.

Orion Poplawski
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