Can some provenpackager bump openvpn in EL-5

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala huzaifas at
Wed Dec 30 11:05:05 UTC 2009

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Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 08:55 +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have this bz open for some time now, with no response.
>> Can some one with proven packager access bump the EL-5 version to the
>> latest one in devel.
> Even though any proven packager could do the change, that bug does not
> fall in the items listed in the proven packager policy [1]. You haven't
> listed any problems with the current package, you're just requesting a
> version upgrade.
The version of openvpn in EPEL is an upstream rc version.
The Changelog file upstream shows a lot of bugs have been fixed and it
would be nice to have it fixed in EPEL too.

> Version upgrades should be performed by the package maintainer. This
> especially holds in EPEL, which should be a slowly moving distribution.
In this case the bz is around 2.5 weeks old, with absolutely  no response.
What is the policy to get the package updated in this case?
> [1]

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