On Mon, 16 May 2011 22:36:13 +0200
Gianluca Sforna <giallu(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, I am trying to build a package for EPEL 5 but failing because it
needs a newer flex than it's available on base system.
Unfortunately, it seems RH will not update the package because it's
not 100% compatible with the current one, which is also probably the
reason why in Fedora we have both flex (at 2.5.35) and compat-flex (at
How do you feel about adding the newer flex package in epel?
Sure, as long as it's parallel installable with the rhel version and
doesn't conflict in any way. ;)