How to handle a dead package in Fedora with a need in RHEL

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Fri Sep 10 00:11:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 04:41:01PM -0700, Wes Hardaker wrote:
> But the perl-Net-DNS-SEC package requires Digest::SHA which doesn't
> exist on RHEL.  How do I convert a dead package on the fedora side to a
> EL only set of branches?  I'd assume it'll be the original bug request
> and re-opening a new branch? my biggest fear is that something will
> shoot it dead again though.

If you're going to maintain it in EPEL, could you maintain it in Fedora as

Matthew Miller <mattdm at>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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