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Re: Split & move yum headers deeper into the hierachy?



Adrian Likins (alikins redhat com) said: 
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 12:04:53PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > Currently (or last time I checked) yum headers were created for all
> > archs in the rawhide toplevel hierarchy.
> > 
> > Would it make sense to create the yum headers per arch and closer to
> > the RPMS directory, so that it is mirrored and usable in partial
> > mirrors, too?
> 
> 	I'd prefer this just since it makes like a bit easier
> on up2date. the sources config file supports $ARCH that can
> figure out the right path.
> 
> 	It also works better for x86_64/ia64/ppc64 machines
> (okay, granted, not that many folks care about that atm...)
> Since there is currently no way to tell apart the "x86 packages
> blessed for x86_64" and just any old x86 package in the same
> pile. So potential conflicts there (though, it's -><- close
> to "just working" having up2date on x86_64 pointing at both
> a x86_64 and a x86 repo). 

However, given the current rawhide scenario, if you split it
up, you get *no* x86 packages for x86_64, *no* ppc packages
for ppc64, etc. 

Bill




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