[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Fri Sep 14 01:34:50 EDT 2012


On 13.09.2012 16:32, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> hi guys,
>
> One bit of feedback at LinuxCon this year from people was that we 
> should
> ship epel with a lower barrier to entry. And I have mixed feelings 
> about
> that. But I wanted to know what everyone else thinks about :
>
> 1) Shipping epel-release in CentOS-Extras, so its installable, usable
> out of the box.
>
> 2) Shipping epel-release in the distro itself, with the epel repos's
> enabled=false. This is the option that most people seem to want, but 
> I
> am least keen on.
>
> 3) do nothing, leave things as they are.
>
> Ofcourse, if we do either (1) or (2) we would need to set some sort 
> of a
> baseline standard that allows other repo's to be included as well ( 
> as +
> if they meet the baseline standard )
>
> regards,

I'd go with 1.

Elrepo should be considered, too.

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