james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Wed Nov 24 13:10:19 UTC 2004
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> since fedora.us doesnt have a yum repo for fc3 and I heard from
> somewhere that fedora is going officially announce extras as the
> substitue I was wondering if you have any updates on that....
There's just been an announcement (yesterday or today, depending on your
time zone) on this:
> Currently the RPMS.extras directory is empty, because redhat's
> infrastructure for the Extras relaunch is not done yet. We're *really*
> close now with build servers in the rack and CVS in configuration and
> heavy testing. Lots of tweaking and labor still pending. Don't ask for
> ETA. If we have to answer questions, it will slow us down further.
> Extras when built will be simultaneously available for i386 and x86_64
> (both supported FC3 archs) and distributed in
> download.fedora.redhat.com. fedora.us will automatically replicate
> from those directories for apt users.
Insert appropriate levels of cynicism (about the time scale) here. But
it will be very good news when it happens.
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