Proposal for dropping packages from ovirt rpm repositories

Sandro Bonazzola sbonazzo at
Wed Jan 22 14:11:38 UTC 2014

Il 22/01/2014 14:57, Dan Kenigsberg ha scritto:
> 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.

with epel we won't have duplicates in different repos

> Dan.

Sandro Bonazzola
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