[CentOS] Dag's comment at linuxtag

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 15:40:49 UTC 2009

Radu-Cristian FOTESCU wrote:
> OTOH, Dag is in a funny position: he's the main maintainer of RPMforge,
> which has 2 main issues: 
> (1) It's broken, at least partially. Try install audacious for one.
> (2) It's incompatible with EPEL. Try install MPlayer and VLC with EPEL
> enabled.

I don't like this situation either, but when 2 repositories have conflicts, 
shouldn't the one that has been serving people longer have some consideration by 
the newer players?  That is, shouldn't EPEL work to avoid conflicts with 
pre-existing, well known repositories?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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