How to prevent accidental EPEL updates of RHEL-core packages?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Fri Apr 27 15:14:51 UTC 2012

On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:52:22 +0200
Alan Pevec <apevec at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> this update shouldn't have been pushed b/c python-sphinx is in core

Yeah. ;( 

Can you file a bug on it so the maintainer can end of life it?

> Is there any check in place to prevent updates breaking the rule
> ?

Nope. We have talked about setting something up, but it's not trivial
to implement. ;( If you want to work on it, happy to help. 

> In the first place, I guess python-sphinx shouldn't have el6 branch
> at all.

Indeed. It should be dead.packaged. 

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