DisabledRepos and Software Center

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Jul 6 14:07:11 UTC 2015

Miroslav Suchý wrote:

> I have question about
>   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/DisabledRepoSupport
> We (as Copr developers) are thinking about one RFE. We would like to
> create package which would contains .repo files and gpg keys for every
> Copr project. All of them with
>   enabled=0
>   enabled_metadata=1
> But I wonder what would be user experience?

Be careful, enabling metadata for all copr's could yield a bad experience, 
since there is no QA (e.g. some coprs

For example, Workstation WG has tentative plans to use enabled_metadata=1 
only for a select reviewed list of coprs, that also comply with:

Any .repo files for Coprs that are installed by default in Fedora 
Workstation with enabled_metadata=1 should not point to Coprs that contain 
packages provided by Fedora, unless that repository contains only leaf 

(The mention of leaf packages was added to minimize risk of broken 

-- Rex

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