[CentOS-devel] Request for epel-release package in CentOS repo

Thu Apr 24 17:40:20 UTC 2014
Trevor Hemsley <trevor.hemsley at ntlworld.com>

On 24/04/14 17:55, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 04/18/2014 01:26 PM, Martin Jackson wrote:
>> Hello,
>> With the changes in CentOS, would it be possible now to include the 
>> epel-release package in the main CentOS repositories?  I believe this 
>> would help make the process of setting CentOS up a bit more convenient 
>> and accessible for both new users (who may have an awkward time finding 
>> and installing the epel release package) as well as more veteran 
>> administrators, who could effectively choose to enable epel by default 
>> by including it in kickstarts and so on.
> CentOS-Extras is enabled by default, why dont we look at dropping
> epel-release into there ?

That sounds like a brilliant idea.