[CentOS-devel] "CentOS.devel"

Thu Apr 9 02:00:38 UTC 2015
Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>

On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 07:53:59PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > Do you know if there is some showstopper reason for this or is is just
> > that it takes a long time to get done?    I just noticed the other day
> > that backuppc isn't there either.
> http://www.scrye.com/wordpress/nirik/2014/11/26/how-packages-are-added-to-epel-7/

tl;dr: Maintaining a package in EPEL is a big commitment and can be a
lot of work; people aren't automatically commited to new versions. If a
package isn't in EPEL 7, talk to the EPEL 6 maintainer and consider
helping out.

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader