Fedora "backports" repo? (Was Re: PostgreSQL 9 for F14?)

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 03:48:13 UTC 2010


On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:35:47PM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 01:51:03 +0200,
>   Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Setting up "official" backport repo will avoid repos fragmentation.
> > Keeping all cool updates in one place appears to be a reasonable idea.
> > Am I right?
> 
> If we had infinite manpower this might be doable on request. As things are,
> the people that want to do this need to volunteer to do work to make it
> happen. A good start would be setting up external repos and try to
> maintain some group of rawhide packages for the in support releases.
> If this was succesful, I expect getting Fedora infrastructure to make it
> more official would be possible.
>
Yeah, I'd leverage this:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedorapeople_Repos

set up a repo; use fs acls to let a group of people manage it together.  See
how it goes.

-Toshio
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