[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release
wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Thu Sep 13 21:33:54 UTC 2012
On 09/13/2012 07:10 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.
Some do want to use at install time. Others just want a torrent client,
or additional codecs, or a sip client and all they need is along "yum
install twinkle". They have never heard of chef / puppet / PXE and they
could not care less. For THOSE people a yum install epel-release && yum
install $WHATEVER is what they are looking for
> IMO a distribution shouldn't be in the business of coddling lazy or unknowledgeable users.
That's not a reason to spook them away though.
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