[CentOS] Is EPEL compatible with Stream?

Mon Jan 4 04:05:21 UTC 2021
Mark LaPierre <marklapier at gmail.com>

On 1/3/21 8:34 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Jan 2021 at 18:20, Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On 1/3/21 2:51 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>> is it still OK to set up EPEL as a repo?
>> Yes.  CentOS Stream is expected to be backward-compatible with RHEL, for
>> the same reason that each RHEL point release is backward-compatible with
>> previous point releases.
> Except in cases where packages in a RHEL point release are being rebased.
> This is something which is happening with a lot more gusto than in any
> previous releases so there may be points where say a QT or a
> gnomelib provides in Stream is ahead of EPEL

So how would one use this shiny bit of information?  Is there a way to 
discover if an EPEL application is going to clobber your system before 
you install it?

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  Mark LaPierre