[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Thu Sep 13 17:04:25 EDT 2012


On Thursday, September 13, 2012 12:10:50 PM Matthew Patton wrote:
> I vote #3, do nothing. It's not like EPEL is hard to find or use. If they are wanting to use it at install time or on first boot, they can use tools like spacewalk or puppet, chef. 
> 
> IMO a distribution shouldn't be in the business of coddling lazy or unknowledgeable users.

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I got a binary frontpanel I'll sell you, cheap (assuming it didn't get thrown out)!  We shouldn't mollycoddle people who can't grok binary!

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