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Weekly EPEL Summary

Week 09/2008 2008-03-09 -> 2008-03-15

Most important happenings

  • Held meeting at scheduled time.
  • RHEL-5.2 beta announced. Please test :).

Mailing list

Noteworthy discussions

  • RHEL 5.2 beta is out. Some EPEL packages will need to be removed as they are in 5.2


Last weeks meeting

Full Logs:


  • <stickster>
  • <smooge>
  • <quaid>
  • <nirik>
  • <mmcgrath>
  • <knurd>
  • <jwb>
  • <jmbuser>
  • <f13>

Thanks to everyone for attending.


  • fill the steering committee; one self-nomination: Xavier Lamien| all |
  • need to send another email to the list to get nominations.
  • Status Reports | all | Build System, Packages in waiting etc
  • build system working okish
  • no problems that were reported.
  • make broken dep reports work and send them to the list | mmcgrath |
  • more of a status report. reports are working and look good.
  • EL-4/EL-5 pushes | knurd
  • pushes going ahead as planned. Working on getting it covered by more than one person.
  • RHEL-5.2beta
  • several packages are going to be replaced with EPEL packages.
  • EPEL will not have a seperate fork for each EL-5.y.z branch... unless there is a demand and volunteers for it.
  • KojiAndBodhiForEpel | mmcgrath, _blah_ |
  • discussion covered why we didn't have it for new people on the conversation
  • discussion of why CentOS is not used.
  • third party vendors want items built with RHEL binaries.. but they aren't showing up on list
  • EPEL being used in RHxx training as built against RHEL binaries
  • more mirrors | smooge |
  • a request was made to the mirror list and several mirrors jumped on board. We should have a larger coverage for users.
  • marketing: Logo, Posters, etc?| smooge |
  • a request was made on the web-page for artwork. No takers yet for art.

Next Meeting

Wednesday, 20080326 at 18:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting.

The topics scheduled for the next meeting as well as a rough status for all in-progress steering committee tasks can always be found in the wiki at



Number of EPEL Contributors:176

We welcome 1 new contributors: ianweller


Number of source packages: 1143

Number of binary packages: 1845

There are 1 new Packages:

  • maradns | Authoritative and recursive DNS server made with security in mind


Number of source packages: 671

Number of binary packages: 1089