[users] EPEL and RPMforge

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Mon Jun 22 23:57:25 CEST 2009


Bram Mertens wrote:
> Hi
> 
> First of all thank you for providing this repository.
> 
> Today I was looking for packages for libmcrypt and found one both in
> RPMforge and in EPEL.
> 
> I haven't compared the source packages of EPEL and the one from
> RPMforge but I suspect there will be only minor differences.
> 
> So to me seems like a duplication of effort and resources that might
> be invested better in other matters as I'm sure you will all have
> limited time and resources.
> 
> Are there any plans to cooperate with the maintainers of the EPEL
> repository?  I read about the conflict with fedora.us and livna.org
> but nohing about EPEL.  And my quick search in the archives of the
> last couple of months did not reveal anything like this either.

fwiw:
http://www.google.com/search?q=epel+rpmforge+site%3Awww.redhat.com
http://www.google.com/search?q=epel+rpmforge+site%3Alists.rpmforge.net

Regards,
Nicolas



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