[CentOS] Re: Re: Mixing RPMforge and EPEL (Was: EPEL repo)

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Jul 30 20:43:31 UTC 2007

Johnny Hughes wrote:

> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> It's quite a stetch from "no repotags" to
>> conclude "EPEL has no interest" in compatibility.
>> In fact, epel (and fedora) repo is, by design and policy, supposed to be
>> compatible and considerate of other repos, e.g. most notably,
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/RepositoryCollaboration
>> (among other project policy documents).
>> When I posted the aforementioned repository collaboration document to the
>> rpmforge list(s) for comment, it received none.

> There is talk about cooperation and collaboration, however whenever Axel
> or Dag made any kind of suggestions on the EPEL list, they were not
> given very much "real" consideration. 

Only wrt to repotags.  Don't remember any serious/significant discussions
outside of that since.  Am I missing something?

So, is rpmforge interested in collaboration or not?  Does the
RepositoryCollaboration sound like a reasonable starting place?

-- Rex

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