[CentOS] nodejs, epel, SCL

Mon Jun 2 15:06:50 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 8:53 AM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org> wrote:
>> That seems pretty dangerous if the packages replace standard or EPEL
>> libraries/components.   I'd have expected them to have some sort of
>> namespace concept for dependencies to keep the sets of packages
>> completely independent.   That is, I thought being independent was the
>> point.   Shouldn't you be able to have multiple versions installed?
> I consider this a bug, as the SCL's should be self-contained. We'd need
> to see if this occurs upstream as well, and then file a bug there if so.

There's really a bigger issue of how EPEL is supposed to fit in the
world of 'other' repositories.  What should happen when
centosplus/extras has a same-named package?  Other 3rd parties?

  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com