Permanent URL for EPEL configuration

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Tue Jan 22 15:05:42 UTC 2013

On 21 January 2013 12:11, Russell Golden <niveusluna at> wrote:
> I have a question that may better address the problem. At least to me.
> Why does epel-release need to change so much in the first place?

I believe it is due to key signing. The key is signed against the
other Fedora Keys. So when the F18 key or some other key comes out,
the EPEL key gets signed with it.

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