[users] EPEL and RPMforge

Maulvi Bakar maulvi at maulvi.net
Tue Jun 23 01:01:17 CEST 2009

I've decided much earlier..  Since EPEL does not play nice with others, to
me EPEL simply does not exists. It's harsh, yes..  It's my choice.


On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 5:57 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <
Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr> wrote:

> 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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