[CentOS-devel] CATPR - Community Approved Third Party Repos

Johnny Hughes

johnny at centos.org
Tue Sep 29 16:35:32 UTC 2015

On 09/28/2015 10:58 AM, Carl George wrote:
> Howdy,
> There are several "release" packages in the Extras repository for SIGs and
> third party repositories.
> centos-release-virt-common
> centos-release-openstack
> epel-release

EPEL is a special case .. as voted on by the CentOS Board.

Other ones are SIGs .. which is the way to get a release file into extras.

> Currently there are no guidelines for other third party repositories to be
> included, so I wrote this document.
> https://wiki.centos.org/CarlGeorge/CATPR

I am certainly open to discussion .. however, there exists a way to make
this happen.  We start a Hosting SIG and those RPMs get put in there and
built on our CBS.

> What is this document missing?  Are there any additional rules that need to be
> added for a third party repository to be considered?  Also, if these guidelines
> are accepted, what does the approval process look like?  Obviously repositories
> would be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, but who has the final say on
> whether a repository is approved or not?
> Carl George
> IUS CoreDev Team

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