[CentOS-devel] Is it possible to merge elrepo.org contribute to centos main repository?

Thu Feb 27 12:32:40 UTC 2014
Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>

On 02/27/2014 02:32 AM, Thomas wrote:
>> at a sig level that works, but i believe the question here is about
>> shipping yum configs for repos that are otherwise run off centos.org (
>> ie. third party content, and mostly packaging fourth party code )
> I think what people are looking for is way to have a ppa like experience
> and if you want more Centos instance in the cloud it is the way to go.
> I would ship a tool to enable repo on the fly and provide users with the
> needed infrastructure (copr [1] is developed with this in mind and already
> have some e7 goodies [2] )
> The enterprise guys will anyway manage their own repositories (shipping
> internal tools, java, etc...) and don't have this kind of repository
> management issue.
> For example all our repo are enable through Puppet not rpms.
> [1] https://copr.fedoraproject.org/
> [2] https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/fulltext/?fulltext=el7
> my 2 cents,

That's reasonably close to some of the discussions we've already had.
Copr was talked about quite heavily early on, and does indeed fit some
of what we were looking for. I think it's about 60-70% of what we were
after, but needs some more development to be a bit friendlier toward users.

Jim Perrin
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