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Re: is there an url for packages?



On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 18:14 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 05:39:57PM +0200, dragoran wrote:
> > On 8/8/07, Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > More than once I had a want to point to an url for a package I maintain
> > > in fedora, an url that wouldn't chenge in time (that is which would work
> > > for any fedora version and package version). Most common reason is for
> > > upstream to give an url to the fedora rpm.
> > 
> > 
> > isn't it easier for upstream to tell fedora users to do yum install pkgname
> > ?
> 
> Upstream doesn't necessarily knows about yum, but knows about urls.

and for purposes of referencing info about the pkg, or links to existing
bugs or whatever, having a url is much much nicer.

-sv



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