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Re: Mitigating risk -- WAS: Red Hat Launches New Package Repository for Enterprise Linux



On Tue, 31 Jul 2007 13:49:42 -0400
"Bryan J. Smith" <b j smith ieee org> wrote:

> And if that still doesn't explain what I'm trying to say, then maybe a
> little'ole "devil's advocate" is all I'm doing.  I.e.,
> 
> - Adding anything not in RHEL or certified against it is a risk
> - Having additional packages added to RHEL is a risk when updating
> - EPEL mitigates some of that risk more than independent repositories
> - But EPEL still doesn't have the guarantees of RHEL itself

I have to agree 100%.

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