[R-repo-dev] First release for EL6

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at pingoured.fr
Wed Dec 14 12:32:28 EST 2011

On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 18:27 +0100, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I lately got access to an EL-6 machine and the wish to see this project
> come through came back.
> A long last wish was to rewrite R2spec to (imho) a better state, this is
> now done (announce [1]) and soon the version 4.1.0 will be release.
> Using this new R2spec (adjusted as needed) on this machine, I have
> decided to start building RPMs.
> Took a little bit of time (even after some mock tuning), but I am now in
> a state where I believe I built what I could automatically and to go
> further I'll have to dig in by hand.
> A friend of mine agreed to provide hosting, I bought the r-repo.org
> domain name where I put a wordpress for blog and documentation.
> I added your names on the about page as former participant but if you
> are still interested or if you don't want to have your name there,
> please let me know (also if you have blog/website to which you would
> like the page to link to, let me know).
> I am now at the stage of signing and uploading the RPMs, then I'll have
> to create r-repo-release RPM with the gpg key, upload it, document a bit
> more and we should have the first release ready.
> I hope to have something we can test before the end of the week and the
> official release after Christmas holidays.
> I am thinking to create a couple of github/gitorious repo
> 1) r-repo which would contain all the spec files
> 2) r-repo-scripts which would contain the script I used to build the
> RPMs
> I am still thinking on using this mailing-list for communicating and
> maybe the wiki to document the process used.
> I realize that this project has been in stand-by for a while, is there
> still some interest ?

The R2spec announce:
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