Can some provenpackager bump openvpn in EL-5

Jussi Lehtola jussilehtola at
Wed Dec 30 12:11:57 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 16:35 +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> > 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.

OK, that's starting to sound better.

> > 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?

See the nonresponsive maintainer policy at
Jussi Lehtola
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