[CentOS-devel] Is it possible to merge elrepo.org contribute to centos main repository?
trevor.hemsley at ntlworld.com
Tue Feb 25 15:21:35 UTC 2014
On 25/02/14 15:12, Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 02/24/2014 06:49 PM, zf at ancientrocklab.com wrote:
>> Hello, every one.
>> Is it possible to merge elrepo.org contribute to centos main repository?elrepo.org contribute the latest hardware driver and latest kernel for centos.Using it for a longtime, just want to know if it possible to got it merged to centos main repository.
>> What we expected? The latest kernel cotains more optimizer for filesystem driver. such as XFS.
> Short answer? No.
> Long answer:
> 1. The base repository design will not change. These packages could be
> accepted into a SIG or variant build, but they will never be in base.
> 2. Elrepo is an entirely separate project that we have no control over.
> It's entirely up to them to decide if they want to go this route. We
> could certainly welcome them, but it's not our decision to make.
Since ELRepo make a point of being independent and working with all RHEL
clones and RHEL itself, I do not think they really fit in the CentOS space.
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