[CentOS] Re: [tools] Why FC Packages in Centos Repository?

Dag Wieers dag at centos.org
Mon Sep 24 15:54:46 UTC 2007

On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Frank Cox wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 17:34:19 +0200 (CEST)
> Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:
> > In all cases you
> > are better off with el5-tagged packages than fc6-tagged packages.
> I can certainly understand and appreciate that.  However, some Fedora packages
> that I assumed would be "basic" don't seem to exist for Centos.  At least, I
> haven't found them.
> One example is the Gnumeric spreadsheet.  I installed the FC6 gnumeric rpm the
> other day and it seems to work on Centos 5.

Yes, this is something we should provide within RPMforge and (maybe) even
offer by default on a CentOS addon repository.

We are working on improving the additional packages from the community,
hopefully the future will be much brighter :)

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