Permanent URL for EPEL configuration

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Tue Jan 22 16:58:59 UTC 2013

On 22 January 2013 08:22, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:05:42 -0700
> Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at> wrote:
>> 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.
> It doesn't change very often at all. From the changelog:
> * Sun Nov 04 2012 <stahnma at> - 6-8
> - Fix URL bz #870686
> * Wed May 09 2012 Jens Petersen <petersen at> - 6-7
> - add ppc64 to ghc_arches

Dude.. what have we told you about bringing real facts into an EPEL
argument? Now we have to come up with a new conspiracy.

PS thanks. I should have checked the rpm and not the memory.

Stephen J Smoogen.
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