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Re: repository creation



On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 02:06:43PM +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.

Just some food for thought: we have been doing this for quite a while. Some
love it, some hate it. For those who hate it (like myself, sometimes) there
is an "all" metarepository which contains everything.

Source:
SRPMS.audio
SRPMS.cross
SRPMS.database
SRPMS.devel
SRPMS.doc
SRPMS.doctools
SRPMS.experimental
SRPMS.extra
SRPMS.games
SRPMS.gnome
SRPMS.gnome1
SRPMS.ha
SRPMS.i18n-all
SRPMS.kde
SRPMS.kernel
SRPMS.kernel-drivers-encumbered
SRPMS.libvga
SRPMS.main
SRPMS.obsoleted
SRPMS.orphan
SRPMS.printer
SRPMS.testing
SRPMS.wmaker
SRPMS.x11

And the binary counterpart:
RPMS.audio
RPMS.cross
RPMS.database
RPMS.devel
RPMS.devel-static
RPMS.doc
RPMS.doctools
RPMS.experimental
RPMS.extra
RPMS.games
RPMS.gnome
RPMS.gnome1
RPMS.ha
RPMS.i18n
RPMS.i18n-all
RPMS.i18n-de
RPMS.i18n-en
RPMS.i18n-es
RPMS.i18n-fr
RPMS.i18n-it
RPMS.i18n-ja
RPMS.i18n-nl
RPMS.i18n-pt
RPMS.i18n-pt_BR
RPMS.kde
RPMS.kernel
RPMS.kernel-drivers-encumbered
RPMS.libvga
RPMS.main
RPMS.obsoleted
RPMS.orphan
RPMS.printer
RPMS.testing
RPMS.wmaker
RPMS.x11


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