F21 Self Contained Change: Playground repository

Josh Boyer jwboyer at fedoraproject.org
Thu Apr 17 12:34:00 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:03 AM, Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 04/15/2014 05:58 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>> ...snip...
>>> Packages for the repository are built in COPR. The COPR owner can
>>> propose the repository as a whole for inclusion into the Playground
>>> repository by marking it as such in COPR. Repositories/packages
>>> successfully built and satisfying the Playground repository's
>>> Policies are copied into the Playgroud repository. The one Playground
>>> repository includes many Copr repositories.
>> I'm a bit confused here. Is there another repo that all playground
>> packages are copied to? Or are they just seperate copr repos?
>> Ok, on further reading there is a seperate repo. This would be mirrored?
> No copying, there is not so much space on Copr. It's not a real repository,
> but set of Copr projects marked as Playground. They will be installed by dnf
> plugin, I recommend to look how the plugin works:
> http://dnf.baseurl.org/2014/03/19/copr-plugin/
> It will be almost the same for Playground plugin.

This reminds me of something else that wasn't clear to some FESCo
members yesterday.  The wording around dnf being required can seem to
imply that you require dnf to replace yum across the entire system.
>From my understanding, that isn't required and people only need to use
dnf if they wish to use the playground plugin.  Is that correct?  If
so you might want to clarify the wording in the requirements section.


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