RHEL 7.2 went GA today.
> On Nov 19, 2015, at 7:59 PM, Christopher Young <mexigaba...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I recall that original message about the packaging before RHEL 7.2 and
> how few of us expressed interest. I believe I did respond to the
> positive that I could use these packages, but I certainly understand
> additional effort. I just hate to be waiting on RH's cycle to get
> updates to one of the pieces of my infrastructure where features are
> in-demand and getting added more often. I prefer my base server OS's
> to stay as stable as possible, but FreeIPA is an exception for me. In
> any case, I appreciate the effort and the response.
> Just so that I'm clear, this basically means that we should wait until
> the RHEL 7.2 release (and the following CentOS 7.2 release) before
> this will generally available? I want to make sure I pay attention to
> that as it gets released.
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 3:45 AM, Alexander Bokovoy <aboko...@redhat.com>
>>> On Wed, 11 Nov 2015, Christopher Young wrote:
>>> Do we know what the status of getting these packages prepped and into the
>>> mainstream repos (like EPEL, I suppose)?
>>> I'm just curious as I try and keep my repos minimal on servers (for
>>> reasons), but I would really like to begin testing/using the functionality
>>> in 4.2.
>> I believe EPEL's policy prevents you from packaging software which
>> exists in RHEL proper. FreeIPA 4.2 is coming with RHEL 7.2, it is
>> already published as part of RHEL 7.2 beta in September.
>> I want to remind that during this summer I ran few queries here
>> (freeipa-users@) and elsewhere to solicit opinions whether people want
>> to have FreeIPA 4.2 packages available for CentOS before RHEL 7.2
>> release. Very few responses came back and there wasn't any convincing
>> feedback that would have justified additional effort to make the
>> repository and maintenance reasonable.
>> / Alexander Bokovoy
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