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Re: Quetion about legacy support for FC1



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On Friday 14 May 2004 01:37, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Seth is right, almost noone leaves these config files unmodified :)

The goal isn't necessarily to have it dumped into their config 
automagically, just make it easier for them.  Having the config file 
there, even in .rpmnew is better than nothing.

> But how about paving the path at the very birth of a release by
> having the fedoralegacy entries added at the very beginning of the
> life cycle of FC<N> pointing to an empty folder?  People will add
> repos and so on, and the legacy pointer will wait for fedoralegacy to
> populate the matching folder at EOL time, e.g.
>
> # The following repo will be populated when Fedora Core 2 reaches
> EOL, # which will be approximately in <compute EOL date>
> # see fedoralegacy.org for details.
> [legacyupdates]
> name=Fedora Core $releasever legacy updates
> baseurl=http://download.fedoralegacy.org/fedora/$releasever/updates/$
>basearch
>
> (and fedoralegacy will have free monitoring/statistics of Fedora
> deployment ;)

That is a very interesting idea!  I will certainly think this over.

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