debuginfo packages available in updates later than regular packages.

Josh Stone jistone at
Sun Nov 24 18:51:03 UTC 2013

On 11/24/2013 09:13 AM, Sandro Mani wrote:
> Oh, I never noticed this! I take the reason the debuginfo packages do 
> not live in the "normal" repos is that one wants to reduce the 
> repodata/filelist size? Could the current situation be improved by an 
> approach similar to:
> - Move the debuginfo repo definitions to separate files
> - Have a package fedora-release-debug (or similar) install the repo file 
> in /etc/yum.repos.d. The repos would be enabled by default when installed.
> - Have all debuginfo packages depend on fedora-release-debug
> - (ugly) Have debuginfo-install install the repo file before proceeding 
> as before.
> ?

debuginfo-install does install yum-plugin-auto-update-debug-info, which
automatically enables $REPO-debuginfo for each $REPO you have enabled.

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