[CentOS-devel] A Big Idea for a New Decade [was: Minutes for CentOS Board of Directors 2019-12-18 Meeting]

Matthew Miller

mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue Jan 7 19:00:31 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 06:54:36PM +0000, Young, Gregory wrote:
> Providing them to RHEL/CentOS through EPEL is also a good idea, but I
>  would suggest we include the older versions in EPEL as well and mirror
>  the current stable version from EPEL in the CentOS base. This way, people

The problem is: modularity gives us a shared technology between Fedora and
RHEL 8 (and CentOS 8) where we can provide alternate versions in a clean
way. In EPEL 7 and before, we didn't have that, so the policy forbids
updating RHEL packages.

You could do it with a Copr repo, though

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

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