[users] drbd83 still in testing

Alan Bartlett ajb at elrepo.org
Tue Aug 10 17:07:58 CEST 2010

On 10 August 2010 15:55, Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net> wrote:
> Alan Bartlett wrote:
>> On 10 August 2010 10:57, Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net> wrote:
>>> Alan Bartlett wrote:
> <big snip>
>> There is no competition between the ELRepo Project and the CentOS
>> Project, from where my colleagues and I stand. Are you, Fabian with
>> your more intimate knowledge of the internal workings of the CentOS
>> Project, telling me that the developers of the CentOS Project have
>> decided that there should be a competition? If so, sorry, we decline
>> to take part.
> Not at all, I was just curious, that's all :-)
> BTW, i'm not myself a CentOS developer, just someone who had a @centos.org
> email address alias by accident ;-)

That, I know. But it is good that you mention it for others who are
not aware of the fact.

> That's a good point that ELRepo provides kmod for RHEL (or
> derivatives/clones) but on the other hand I also hope that CentOS will
> continue to provide those drbd packages in the Extras repo, so that all the
> CentOS users can directly install them without having to install [another]
> third-party repo.

Wearing my associate of, supporter of and user of CentOS hat, I agree
with that sentiment.

> If those packages are exactly at the same level and no diff exists between
> them, why not using the same spec that can be used for ELRepo and Extras at
> the same time ? Maybe i'm dreaming a little bit but i'm sure Ralph (who is
> now the drbd package maintainer for CentOS) doesn't mind at all on that
> point ...

Wearing my co-founder and administrator of the ELRepo Project hat, I
would leave it with Ralph to make contact and discuss that with us.

Alan / burakkucat.

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