I agree. Thing is they seem to use EPEL as-it with priorities set in all the repos. Think I'll discuss it further with Amazon.

On Tue, 1 Jun 2021 at 08:38, Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy@nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
On 6/1/21 8:21 AM, Danie de Jager wrote:
> It was trivial to compile from src RPM I was just wondering in this scenario, should Amazon compile rpmconf and add this package to their base? Or is there something else I'm not considering?

I'd say it's up to Amazon to include the package in their own EPEL
clone, whatever its name is.