[CentOS-devel] DRBD again...

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 19:12:19 EDT 2010


On 6/1/2010 5:59 PM, Dag Wieers wrote:
>
>> On 06/01/2010 09:35 PM, Dag Wieers wrote:
>>> So what else fits into this homogenous user experience plan ?
>>
>> upstream, downstream and the platform. Take any one of the tree away and
>> in this day and age - its mostly wasted effort.
>
> Ok, let's be more specific. On what basis are packages from downstream
> accepted ? I can see a list of packages in CentOS Extras, but no clear
> relation. Let alone some "homogenous user experience plan".
>
> Also during FOSDEM this year (wrt. additional packages) you clearly
> articulated that the CentOS project was going to return to its core
> business, and do that well. How does that match with a CentOS Extras
> repository ?
>
> This is confusing me now, especially since kmod-drbd is out of sync with
> upstream and most of the packages in CentOS Extras have not been updated
> since 2007/2008.

I haven't looked through these specifically, but I think at least some 
have appeared in EPEL with the same names, and some with incompatible 
dependencies or builds.  Having them continue to exist in both places is 
a bad thing.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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