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Weekly EPEL Summary

Week 24/2007

Most important happenings

The EPEL Steering Committee discussed the repotags issue once again and once again voted to not use repotags for EPEL. Some discussions started after that; see https://www.redhat.com/archives/epel-devel-list/2007-June/msg00041.html for their start.

EPEL SIG Meeting

Attending

From the Steering Committee:

  • knurd (ThorstenLeemhuis) (partly)
  • mmcgrath (MikeMcGrath)
  • nirik (KevinFenzi)
  • dgilmore (DennisGilmore)
  • stahnma (MichaelStahnke)
  • quiad (KarstenWade) (had fun at the dentist)

Missing from the Steering Committee: nobody

Others that participated the meeting: Jeff_S, smooge, notting, lancelan, f13, spot,

Summary

  • lots of discussion around repotags again; see the full log for details; four votes against repotags, two people are undecided; so once again the decision is "no repotags"
  • EPEL mock configs in Fedora's mock package

-- should be part of the latest release

  • comps.xml for EPEL -- dgilmore is working on it; he'll check something into cvs soon and then post to the list asking people to look over it


  • finish the wiki docs and remove the warnings by end of may
quaid, puts in up on his to-do list as a high priority

Stats

General

Number of EPEL Contributors 90

We welcome 4 new contributors: dan_AT_danny.cz, jafo-redhat_AT_tummy.com, jafo_AT_tummy.com, mmahut_AT_redhat.com, rob.myers_AT_gtri.gatech.edu, ville.skytta_AT_iki.fi

EPEL 5

Number of source packages: 359

Number of binary packages: 578

There are 48 new Packages:

  • akode | Audio-decoding framework
  • bonnie++ | Filesystem and disk benchmark & burn-in suite
  • digitemp | Dallas Semiconductor 1-wire device reading console application
  • exiv2 | Exif and Iptc metadata manipulation library
  • factory | C++ class library for multivariate polynomial data
  • fltk | C++ user interface toolkit
  • gc | C++ Garbage Collector
  • glump | A small web application to glue files from multiple sources
  • kannel | WAP and SMS gateway
  • kflickr | Standalone Flickr Uploader for KDE
  • kodos | Visual regular expression editor
  • libfac | An extension to Singular-factory
  • libksba | X.509 library
  • lua | Powerful light-weight programming language
  • Macaulay2 | System for algebraic geometry and commutative algebra
  • maxima | Symbolic Computation Program
  • mdsplib | METAR Decoder Software Package Library
  • nikto | Web server scanner
  • ntfs-config | A front-end to Enable/disable NTFS write support
  • ntl | High-performance algorithms for vectors, matrices, and polynomials
  • OpenEXR | A high dynamic-range (HDR) image file format
  • openslp | Open implementation of Service Location Protocol V2
  • perl-Convert-BinHex | Macintosh BinHex extractor library for Perl
  • perl-GDGraph | Graph generation package for Perl
  • perl-GD | Perl interface to the GD graphics library
  • perl-GDTextUtil | Text utilities for use with GD
  • perl-IO-stringy | I/O on in-core objects like strings and arrays for Perl
  • perl-MIME-tools | Modules for parsing and creating MIME entities in Perl
  • php-pear-PhpDocumentor | The complete documentation solution for PHP
  • postgresql-pgpoolAdmin | PgpoolAdmin - web-based pgpool administration
  • python-genshi | Toolkit for stream-based generation of output for the web
  • python-imaging | Python's own image processing library
  • python-IPy | Python module for handling IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses and Networks
  • python-kid | Kid - A simple and pythonic XML template language
  • python-pgsql | Enhanced python interface to PostgreSQL
  • qgit | QGit is a git GUI repository browser
  • redet-doc | Documentation for redet
  • redet | Regular expression development and execution tool
  • sbcl | Steel Bank Common Lisp
  • SDL_image | Image loading library for SDL
  • SDL_mixer | Simple DirectMedia Layer - Sample Mixer Library
  • SDL_net | SDL portable network library
  • SDL_ttf | Simple DirectMedia Layer TrueType Font library
  • xar | The eXtensible ARchiver
  • xdg-utils | Basic desktop integration functions
  • xforms | XForms toolkit library

EPEL 4

Number of source packages: 230

Number of binary packages: 423

There are 19 new Packages:

  • bonnie++ | Filesystem and disk benchmark & burn-in suite
  • digitemp | Dallas Semiconductor 1-wire device reading console application
  • lua | A powerful light-weight programming language
  • mdsplib | METAR Decoder Software Package Library
  • mock | Builds packages inside chroots
  • nikto | Web server scanner
  • perl-Convert-BinHex | Macintosh BinHex extractor library for Perl
  • perl-IO-stringy | I/O on in-core objects like strings and arrays for Perl
  • postgresql-pgpoolAdmin | PgpoolAdmin - web-based pgpool administration
  • python-IPy | Python module for handling IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses and Networks
  • python-pgsql | Enhanced python interface to PostgreSQL
  • qgit | QGit is a git GUI repository browser
  • redet-doc | Documentation for redet
  • redet | Regular expression development and execution tool
  • SDL_image | Image loading library for SDL
  • SDL_mixer | Simple DirectMedia Layer - Sample Mixer Library
  • SDL_net | SDL portable network library
  • SDL_ttf | Simple DirectMedia Layer TrueType Font library
  • xar | The eXtensible ARchiver