I’m not going to beat this bush or its adjacent areas any more than necessary. EBXL for 1.7.10 is ready for people to play with.
|EbXL 3.16.a17 + MC 1.7.10 + Forge 1180|
ExtrabiomesXL-universal-1.7.10-3.16.a17.jar (Crafting bug with half slabs)
This is still beta quality, so YMMV. There may be bugs. Not all config options are guaranteed to work. If you have problems or observe any weird glitches, please let us know.