Where is a new EPEL branched from?

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Tue Jul 12 22:59:19 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, July 12, 2011 02:30:51 PM Björn Persson wrote:
> Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> > On Sunday, July 03, 2011 04:20:14 PM Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > > epel4 -> master
> > 
> > epel-4 comes from FC-3 if it exists if not rawhide
> > 
> > > epel5 -> master
> > 
> > epel-5 comes from FC-6 if it exists if not rawhide
> > 
> > > epel6 -> f12
> > 
> > epel-6 comes from F-12 if it exists if not rawhide
> May i ask what exactly you mean with "if it exists"?
> Fedpkg lists a remote "origin/f12" branch for all of my packages, so in
> that sense they exist in F-12, but the el6 branches I got when my package
> change requests were processed all started out with the same content as
> the master branch.
> In this case I would have synchronized them with Rawhide anyway, and then
> adapted them as necessary from there, so I'm not complaining, but I notice
> a discrepancy between what I saw and what you're saying.
> When the time comes for EPEL 7 I will probably prefer that the packages are
> branched from the most closely matching Fedora release (as Kevin says they
> will probably be).

hrrm ok, well if it exists means if there is a branch. i guess there is a 
issue with the branching scripts. ill have to look at it

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