I am working on a project that requires EPEL RPMs as part of the installation
process. We also need to support environments where the target machines are
disconnected from the Internet. My question is, how would you (the EPEL
maintainers) prefer to have these packages distributed? Here are the options as
I see them:
1. Include the needed EPEL RPMS on our distribution media.
2. Include the epel-release RPM only and provide instructions for setting up a
local EPEL mirror and modifying the epel.repo file to point to that local mirror.
We will certainly give credit to the EPEL project in our documentation and
clearly indicate which RPMS are pulled from EPEL regardless of how we distribute
Let me know if anyone here has an opinion on this topic.
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