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Re: Proposed change for file locations on download server



Once upon a time Tuesday 18 May 2004 12:19 pm, Jesse Keating wrote:
> I've been thinking over the way we have files on the server, and I've
> thought of a solution to a problem.
>
> Problem:  legacy-utils provided may not install cleanly to a freshly
> installed legacy OS.  Some packages may have to be updated.
>
> Proposed Solution:  legacy-utils will contain utilities that are built
> against a non-updated OS install (fresh from the CDs).  Updates to these
> utilities will be provided in the updates/ tree for the release.
>
> The only drawback is that non-original packages will be placed into the
> updates/ tree.  After some thought, I'm comfortable with this, as
> individuals that do not have these packages installed will not be effected
> by this.
>
> Are there any objections to transitioning our download server to this
> method?

i think  we should keep legacy-utils separate  but perhaps  we have a tree for 
updated os  and one for clean os  to get to update with just yum or apt or 
both  so updates can be gotten



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