[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release

Thu Sep 13 21:24:15 UTC 2012
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 09/13/2012 06:54 PM, 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.
> This one looks best from POV of amount of work needed and also because
> it won't be enabled by default.
> I'd also suggest adding ELRepo...
+1 for both repos to have their *-release included in centos-extras. and 
we should also evaluate IUS.

> Perhaps a big note in the release notes saying it's there but not
> endorsed etc etc?
Absolutely ! Something along
      "These packages are here for your convenience only; support for 
using these repos and for the packages taken from these repos should be 
asked for in their respective avenues".