Making updates-testing more useful
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
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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