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Re: Repotag



On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Mike McGrath wrote:

> Dag Wieers wrote:
> > If I hadn't a repotag, my nagios-packages would be numbered the same as the
> > EPEL packages. Including the same release tag. If people then have problems,
> > nobody could tell from the output whether this was an EPEL, non-EPEL,
> > RPMforge or other package.
>   
> I can think of a couple ways to figure this out, none of which are very
> difficult.  Buildhost, vendor, packager, and key signature come to mind.

You can't tell all that from a posting on a forum. The problem is not that 
you can get that information from somewhere, the problem is that you have 
to have more communication via email/forums to get that information.


> > This is an EPEL issue, not a Fedora issue. Why could there not be a rule
> > that says Fedora packages do not have a repotag, but EPEL packages will ?
>
> Because its just one more thing to maintain/change/whatever that so far has
> only one supporter.

Fine, RPMforge will be dropping the repotag as well.

Kind regards,
--   dag wieers,  dag wieers com,  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
[all I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power]


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