[CentOS-devel] EPEL 7 in Extra Repo

Tue Jul 8 01:24:50 UTC 2014
Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>

On 07/07/2014 08:19 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 07/08/2014 01:10 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>> Thanks for all the work! I've some personal experience of shifting to
>> major new releases, and the adventures involved in re-engineering the
>> build environments for compatibity. You've my sympathy.
>> Would it make sense to have a "yum-conf-epel-release-beta", to be
>> obsoleted by  an upcoming "yum-conf-epel-release"? It's an important
>> repo for "mock" and a number of Perl modules, at least for me. I'd be
>> happy to submit a spec file in a day or two, if it would help.
> Yeah, whatever will we do without the package in extras?  I mean how did
> anyone ever manage to install EPEL in previous releases of CentOS?

Really? Didn't I *just* go on a mini-rant about this 12 hours ago?

If you really want to do this, you have to take a lesson from Chris
StPierre and be willing to go all the way with a full-blown
profanity-laden diatribe. This is hardly worth it.

> Ok, all sarcasm aside:
> yum --nogpgcheck install
> http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/beta/7/x86_64/epel-release-7-0.2.noarch.rpm
> There, problem solved.

I'm told the wait shouldn't be that much longer anyway. I don't claim to
speak for the Fedora/EPEL folks so I can't say when. If one of them
wants to chime in, they can.

Jim Perrin
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