F22 Self Contained Change: Disabled Repositories Support
sgallagh at redhat.com
Tue Mar 17 15:10:54 UTC 2015
On Mon, 2015-03-16 at 16:11 -0500, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-03-16 at 15:25 -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> > Other examples might be preview releases of certain software that
> > are not yet stable enough to be in Fedora proper or whose
> > installation might be too disruptive during a stable lifecycle.
> > Like for example the recent GNOME 3.12 repositories for Fedora 20
> > users since we had the long cycle.
> This is a bad example IMO. We are not set up to handle coprs that
> include essential system packages. If you try to remove the gnome-
> 3.12 copr with gnome-software, it just uninstalls your desktop
> environment and leaves you with a broken computer.
Good point. I forgot to account for the lack of a way to back out of
it when I listed that.
> Installing a single application that's not in Fedora from a copr is
> one thing, or a newer version of an application, but not if they are
> core system packages.
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