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

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at
Fri Apr 27 22:44:54 UTC 2012

On 04/27/2012 04:14 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>> 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. 

Wonder what the challenges are... it should be mostly just a case of a
white/black list matching on ${name}. We already do this against
CentOS/EPEL for both src.rpm content and binary content in i386/x86_64 (
and hopefully powerpc soon )

- KB

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