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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] EPEL repositories
  • From: Iain Arnell <iarnell@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 08:01:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <BANLkTi=_msp9k=k70JhE3J25YqbOuyQceA@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 2:22 AM, Peter Linnell <mrdocs@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 5/9/11 3:45 PM, Radoslav Dibarbora wrote:
Would it be possible to add EPEL repositories usable for building
purposes? EPEL provides lot of perl or ruby modules needed to build obs
for RHEL.

Is there any legal problems why it is not possible?

Some packages might. That said is there a master list of the packages for
EPEL which could be reviewed and then imported ?


EPEL has the review process and legal obligations as Fedora and mostly
contains a subset of the packages already in Fedora (usually older
versions, though). A list of current packages is available in the
download repository
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/6/SRPMS/ or from Fedora's
package database
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/collections/name/EL-6

Also be aware that EPEL is a living repository and would need to be
synced on a regular basis.



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