On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 14:36, 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?
It would require someone to package it up as non-conflicting and
non-replacing. If that can be done then I don't think it would cause a
Stephen J Smoogen.
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