Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 09:50 -0400, Fernando Nasser wrote:
> We had agreed on an "exit clause" of dropping this when the RPM/yum
> Capabilities (?) feature became available to replace the deprecated
> Groups, so we could mark packages with various attributes like
> "JPP" etc, and select them at will in all sorts of operations.
This could just as easily go in the "Group:" tag, and not complicate the
Unfortunately not. We've tried, remember? There were some
bugs/limitations in rpm and yum that prevented us to use it
(don't ask me to remember the details after so long, but it is in the
archives). Over those 3 months we tried _everything_ in existance util
we all concluded that we needed the new tag.