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Re: Excessive package interdependency



On Fri, 2003-12-19 at 10:05, Miloslav Trmac wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 03:48:29PM -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > a) No good way to define this "new" stuff.  And how do you handle people
> > who skip releases
> You add a "version added" entry to comps and record the groups the user
> has selected on install / using r-c-p / whatever.
> On upgrade, check selected groups for packages with
> "version added" > "pre-upgrade system version".

It doesn't make sense to overload comps.xml as a groups db. IMO
comps.xml should be read-only - not only b/c of merges b/t multiple
repositories but b/c it seems like the wrong place to store this data.

-sv





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