Fedora 7 and enabling updates repositories at install time

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Wed Jan 10 03:29:54 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 09 January 2007 21:17, Matthew Miller wrote:
> Yes, having it be a checkbox in the UI and on by default for network
> installs is the new functionality I'd really like to see. If it doesn't
> work for non-network installs at this point, it could be hidden, or greyed
> out with explanatory text.

Well, its not just networked installs, but http/ftp/nfs(non-iso), so basically 
all but nfs-iso, and well nfs-iso and CD/DVD with network enabled for things 
like VNC, but I digress.  I won't comment on what it would take to make this 
happen, I'll let the anaconda devs do that.

> The minor other logic that would rationally go with this is the ability to
> find the corresponding updates directory on a standard mirror layout for
> the release to be installed, given the path to the main repo.

Seems somewhat reasonable.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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