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Re: Repository feature proposal



On Sun, 19 Oct 2003, seth vidal wrote:

> 
> > Really the on-disk format should be an xml file per repository in a
> > foo.d directory that is scanned by the package manager on startup.
> > 
> > Life is so much easier when you don't have to share a single file.
> 
> There is work going on in the development branch of yum to allow for a
> dir like this. We're using configparser format instead of xml b/c it
> makes the config files very easy for humans to grok, I have a few
> problems using xml for a config file that people need to edit b/c I've
> found xml config files tend to confuse users. xml for data that a
> program has to use/parse is excellent but while xml IS human editable
> it's not always trivially so.

+ 10!!

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