On 17 October 2015 at 16:55, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists(a)karan.org> wrote:
On 17/10/15 23:45, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> I don't think they would be "Fedora EPEL" then because the packages
> wouldn't be built by koji, signed by us etc. I am not saying that such
> builds couldn't happen in cbs.. it just wouldn't be EPEL.
but you are building for/against a distro that had the same origin,
would people at that point care if it was Fedora EPEL or CentOS EPEL ?
Yes and no.
The people who will care:
1) The developers who are branching code and using koji commands to
build will care because none of the existing workflows will exist.
They will also care when packages which don't work in x86_32 are
trying to be built by someone else and all they get are bugs. Other
workflow problems will be bugzilla vs mantis, pkgs, autokarma, [and
probably 4-8 other fedora build, qa, and distribution tools]
2) Certain people who expect that all the builds are done in the same
environment (even if it doesn't make any sense in this case) will
care.. and will wonder what does EPEL mean if that isn't the case.
This is the part which is sort of trademark dilution and sort of "we
allow EPEL in our environment because of these guarantees and you
The people who will not care:
1) Most of the users who just want a bunch of packages that aren't in
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