Proposal for dropping packages from ovirt rpm repositories

Dan Kenigsberg danken at
Wed Jan 22 13:57:31 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 10:40:33AM +0100, Sandro Bonazzola wrote:
> Hi,
> I think that having the same package on different repositories must be avoided.
> The last python-cpopen-1.3 release broke repository closure of ovirt-stable which provides a vdsm release still requiring vdsm-python-cpopen.
> I think that since vdsm and other packages are delivered in Fedora repositories we should not deliver them in ovirt repositories.
> An example is:
> python-cpopen affects both Fedora and oVirt repositories, hitting 2 different products.
> but other packages are handled as vdsm.
> So i suggest to keep just .tar.gz files on ovirt site for allowing fedora packagers to build referencing the source tarball and drop at all any
> package already provided by Fedora from ovirt site.
> Comments as always are welcome.

Only problem with this is that epel would not agree to ship the el6
build of rpm - we'd need to carry it on our own.


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