[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release

Marko Bevc marko at bevc.net
Fri Sep 14 17:58:52 UTC 2012

My vote is for 1 , maybe even 2 :) It is truly usable and it is the first 
thing on new installs ;)

On Thu, 13 Sep 2012, 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,

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