Double occurrence of "libevent" RPMS in core and extras

Paul Howarth paul at
Wed Jan 18 16:24:51 UTC 2006

Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Joachim Frieben wrote:
>> Could anybody remove "libevent-1.1a-2.fc5.i386.rpm" and
>> "libevent-devel-1.1a-2.fc5.i386.rpm" from extras? "pup" wants to 
>> update to
>> this version which is older compared to the recent core packages
>> "libevent-1.1a-2.i386.rpm" and "libevent-devel-1.1a-2.i386.rpm". Thanks!
> This happens because noone had the god damn courtesty to notify the 
> current maintainer of libevent in FE (which happens to be me) of
> the fact that RH has taken over maintainance of the package in Core.
> Thanks a lot.

It's not the first time this has happened. I suggested there should be a 
proper procedure for this at the start of November:


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