Overlap policy v20120615

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Fri Jun 15 18:41:32 UTC 2012

On 06/15/2012 11:43 AM, inode0 wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:27:30 -0500
>> inode0 <inode0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm sorry if this has been answered before and I have forgotten the
>>> answer but why are the lb and ha bits excluded? Was there a request
>>> from the RHEL side to exclude them?
>> They were added to our buildsystem a while back because they contained
>> dependencies that were used by epel packages. There wasn't a formal
>> request that I know of, but it was requested by several maintainers.
>> I suppose we could look at dropping them.
> No, I don't want them dropped from the build system. I want to know
> why piranha can't be packaged by EPEL for example?

Well, piranha is shipped by ScientificLinux (and probably CentOS), presumably 
because the srpm is in 6Server, so you would end up with conflicts there.  If 
you are a paying RedHat customer and want support, presumably you would 
purchase the relevant channel as well to get piranha?

Orion Poplawski
Technical Manager                     303-415-9701 x222
NWRA, Boulder Office                  FAX: 303-415-9702
3380 Mitchell Lane                       orion at nwra.com
Boulder, CO 80301                   http://www.nwra.com

More information about the epel-devel-list mailing list