debuginfo packages available in updates later than regular packages.

Josh Stone jistone at
Sun Nov 24 18:54:03 UTC 2013

On 11/24/2013 10:51 AM, Josh Stone wrote:
> 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.

... and now I see you're trying to solve this for !yum, e.g. PackageKit.
Sorry for the noise...

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