Building RPMs

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Fri Jul 22 11:27:24 CEST 2016

On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 08:28:34PM +1200, Peter Lambrechtsen wrote:
> If it were me I would have a few versions of the spec file.
> Freeradius-rhelcentos.spec
> Freeradius-rhelcentosepel.spec
> As then if you don't have epel then you probably won't be using redis so
> that module can get removed. So that with pure rhel you can get a
> successful build.

That was exactly my thought. I'm just too unfamiliar with RedHat
to know whether their repositories were too small or I was just
missing something.

I now know it's the former...

> On 22/07/2016 20:18, "Stefan Paetow" <Stefan.Paetow at> wrote:
> > To some organisations, EPEL is not acceptable as a repository because it's
> > not curated by RedHat or people RedHat trusts.

Yeah, that's what I thought would be the case.

On the other hand, they're probably the ones who desperately want
feature X from 3.1.x, but wont shift from an official RedHat RPM.



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