[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release
ned at unixmail.co.uk
Thu Sep 13 16:48:02 UTC 2012
On 13/09/12 16:54, Trevor Hemsley wrote:
> On 13/09/12 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.
For information, Scientific Linux adds various 3rd party repo release
files to their distro although AFAIK none are installed by default. See
Summary : Various Yum Repositories
These are not supported by Scientific Linux but are here for your
This is not installed by default.
> I'd also suggest adding ELRepo...
I should declare an interest in that I'm a member of elrepo.
We have worked with SL where needed to ensure the elrepo-release package
is kept up to date within their repositories and try to maintain
consistent / stable behaviour and a minimal release schedule consistent
with an Enterprise Linux distribution.
I personally have no objections / concerns with CentOS including our
repo release package should you so want, but I feel it inappropriate for
me to offer further opinion on the matter given my vested interest in
the subject :-)
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