Shaping repos according to terminology (was: Choosing YUM Repositories)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Tue Aug 9 15:56:10 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 03:52, Axel Thimm wrote:

> And FWIW ATrpms perfectly fits into that set of definitions. Check out
> "Third Party" repository in Fedora's terminology. If you are thinking
> about the old discussion on splitting repos into Fedora Extras and
> Fedora Alternatives setups, then note that the latter was even scraped
> from the terminology page.

The names of the repositories are not particularly relevant unless
they relate to whether they are:
 not allowed
to contain rebuilt and potentially conflicting versions of RPMS
with the same names as ones in the distribution's official repositories.
Is there any concept like this among the 3rd parties?

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at

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