Making updates-testing more useful

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Fri Dec 12 15:00:40 UTC 2008

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> Another good question (related to the "will this confuse new users" part): 
> Will you enable the updates-testing repos from 3rd party repos in the same 
> step automatically? Otherwise people that use those repos will now and then 
> run into dependency troubles -- for example when a new xine-lib enters 
> updates-testing from Fedora and xine-lib-extras-nonfree enters 
> updates-testing from RPM Fusion at the same time.
> But well, likely it doesn't matter to much anyway, as yum is still pretty 
> broken in such situations anyway, as mirror lags will confuse it:

Yes, that's right yum is broken b/c the mirrors are out of sync.

Just like Apache is broken when a 404 is issued. It must be apache's fault 
that the data is missing or broken.

Cmon, Thorsten, your command of english is excellent, you can phrase that 
a bit better.


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