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Re: repository creation



On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 14:06 +1100, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 19:01 -0500, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> 
> > But yes, splitting packages by usage category, like -debuginfo, and 
> > srpm, would
> > only help. Another split might be attempted by "popularity" as objectively
> > measured by number of downloads. "Popular" or "important" packages might be
> > released more often, while other packages less often, another way to reduce
> > the amount of information that flows from repos.
> 
> Or maybe splitting repos into different areas of Core.  So you could
> have a CORE repo, and KDE repo, a GNOME repo, a OOo repo, a Java repo,
> etc so you only have to look through the repos that concern your install
> base.
> 
> eh-GADS!  That almost sounds like the whole CORE - Extras idea that's
> being floated ;-]

The problem there would be making sure the repositories had local dep
closure.

It's not difficult to do but from an organizational standpoint it'd be a
pain in the arse.
-sv



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