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Re: My thoughts on repotag



On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 12:12:01PM +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 
> They only try to hide the fundamental problem. The primary goal, once
> again, seems to be to add something mandatory to package names, which
> makes users point the finger at a specific repo when they run into
> repository mixing problems. Instead, it would be much better if
> repositories collaborated actually and shared common packages with
> the common goal of eliminating upgrade problems, conflicts, and
> redundant package development.

While I mostly agree to you, I am not convinced that it is realistic 
for EPEL as it has been for fedora extras. To be sure that it is
realistic we should first search for an agreement with third party
repo prior from assuming that it will happen.

--
Pat


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