Where is a new EPEL branched from?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Sun Jul 3 21:20:14 UTC 2011

On Sun, 3 Jul 2011 23:11:16 +0200
Björn Persson <bjorn at xn--rombobjrn-67a.se> wrote:

> Hello!
> I'm considering making EPEL 6 branches of my Fedora packages. I've
> found answers to most of my questions in the wiki, but one question
> remains:
> When a new version of RHEL is released, where is the corresponding
> new EPEL branched from? From the previous EPEL, from Rawhide or from
> some Fedora release?

epel4 -> master
epel5 -> master
epel6 -> f12

(The logic being that rhel6 was somewhat based on f12, and the other
ones are so old we no longer have active branches for the releases that
they were based on). 

You can of course import whatever you like after the branch is made. 

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