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

Fri Apr 25 12:49:31 UTC 2014
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 04/25/2014 03:41 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 04/24/2014 03:53 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>>> rest of it is just hand waving
>> If you enjoy surprises.
> Well ... my opinion is this:
> Just because the release RPM is in extras does not mean that people have
> to (or will) install it.  People have to "yum install epel-release"
> before they get access to the repo.
> I would assume if someone wanted to install the epel-release package,
> the majority of them would want at least the main binary repository to
> be enabled by default.
> If someone wants EPEL installed and wants it instead off (I think by far
> the minority ... does someone disagree?), they can modify their .repo
> file manually to turn it off.
> That being the case, I would think the best thing is that we just build,
> sign, and push the current release file from the EPEL repo for c5 and c6
> in our CentOS Extras .. in the appropriate spot.
> Thoughts?
I have to play devil's advocate here. Quote from 

    there are more than 100 repos out there, which ones are we going to add and why and
    then at that point what do the others need to do in order to also get
    included ?

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