[CentOS-devel] Why are Spacewalk packages removed from CentOS?

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Wed Feb 17 07:40:18 UTC 2010


Dear Dag.

>>> People may blame us for deviating from RHEL, which is what we will keep
>>> on
>>> doing if we leave the RHN libraries/client out.
>>>
>>> Although I don't think I will be changing your mind, Marcus, because for
>>> your use-case there is no benefit.
>>
>> And I personally see no benifits in including them and loosing
>> flexibility without any real benefits (besides for mrepo users).
>
> So let's end this thread (before we reiterate for the 7th time) with words
> from Miroslav Suchÿ, one of the Red Hat Spacewalk developers who stays out
> of this thread, likely intimidated by it :-)

Wasn't it Miroslav who also wanted to include these in EPEL, making it
completly useless for managed RHEL systems? But anyhow, I have said
what needs to be said.

Best Regards
Marcus


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