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Re: Fedora Core 2 wishlists



On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 16:58, Adrian Likins wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 11:13:19PM +0100, Laurent GUERBY wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 22:21, Michael K. Johnson wrote:
> > > From a human factors standpoint, we'll need to change the name
> > > when we expose it.  Fedora Core Core is going to confuse people.
> > > That said, I support exposing it.
> > 
> > Fedora Core Minimal doesn't sound that bad :).
> > 
> > On my wishlist:
> > 
> > - Backup tool available in menu (supporting incremental backup to
> > external hard drive would be great :)
> > 
> > - GUI for editing RPM sources, at least one of 
> > up2date/yum/apt/open-carpet/...
> >
> 	dunno about gui, but planning on at least
> adding a comandline way to do this... maybe something
> vaguely like the urmpi.addmedia stuff. It's not
> a high priority, but I'd like to add it. 

Will not be possible to add the capability to read the yum.conf file
instead of duplicating the configuration files?

Yum supports and exclude directive at the repository level, up2date only
allow to configure ignored packages globally, this can be a nice feature

>  
> > - For people with more than one machine on their
> > home network, easy GUI setup so that RPMs are
> > downloaded only once, stored on one machine disk
> > and other just have to pick-up things on the local network
> > (may be with up2date option and minimal system-config-nfs ?)
> > 
> 	maybe a yum/apt-mirror tool would be handy, just
> for convience, even if its isn't much beyond rsync/wget 
> and some config.
> 
> Adrian 
> 





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