Choosing YUM Repositories
pboy at barkhof.uni-bremen.de
Mon Aug 8 16:08:15 UTC 2005
Am Sonntag, den 07.08.2005, 12:07 +0200 schrieb Axel Thimm:
> > A first step might be to differentiate your repo in atrpms/extra and
> > atrpm/addon, where the later contains packages which require a
> > replacement of core packages and those replacement packages.
Simple for consistency! RH introduced several types of repos as part of
the principles of the Fedora Project. Repos, which produce packages for
the Fedora Project, should simply follow these guidelines as close as
> Not to mention that others request to split of "alternatives" repos,
> others "patent-encoumbered" ones and so one. So at the end, you will
> have "extras", "alternatives", "add-ons", "non-us" and this times
> three for the stability classes.
No, you will end up with repos defined by the Fedora Project guidelines.
> As anything in the OSS world, if you want to see
> something changed, get involved (isn't that why there are repos out
> ther in the first place ...).
I'm aware of that and I make my contributions as I can manage. But you
are the repo owner and maintainer, so it's structure is your
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