EPEL 7 question

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 20:10:31 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>wrote:

> On Thu, 2014-01-16 at 07:38 -0700, Ken Dreyer wrote:
> > Hi Richard,
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 6:52 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > I noticed that EPEL 7 branches were created for several of my packages
> that
> > > have el6 branches, but not all of them. I didn't request them (yet) so
> I'm
> > > wondering, are some packages automatically added or did someone else
> request
> > > them as a dependency to one of their packages? I need to dig through my
> > > packages but I intend to maintain el7 branches of all of my packages
> that
> > > have el6 branches.
> >
> > It's possible that these were some of the packages that you and I
> > share as dependencies of MythTV. I requested branches for a lot of my
> > packages on January 11th using Dennis' procedure with the wiki [1],
> > but I haven't gotten around to doing the builds in Koji yet. I'm
> > planning to do the builds by next week.
> I would've expected anything that exists in epel6 and doesn't exist in
> rhel7 to get an epel7 branch. It seems a bit ludicrous doing it manually
> - do I have to go through all the deps of any package I want to build
> for epel7 and figure this out manually and file branch requests for each
> package that isn't in rhel7? yeesh.
> Agreed... The only argument I can think of against it is that we don't
want stuff that's not being maintained from automatically making it's way
into el7, but at the same time I don't have my list of packages memorized.
I guess I'll have to come up with some shell-fu to walk through my git
directories looking for instances of el6?

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