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Re: Splitting off package resolver config files into release package??? (was: What happened to yum and up2date repositories ???)



On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 11:19:12AM +0200, Matias Féliciano wrote:
> Le lundi 25 octobre 2004 à 09:39 +0200, Axel Thimm a écrit :
> > On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 11:34:35PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 21:15 -0200, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > > 
> > > > >From my last "yum update"  on, neither yum.conf nor
> > > > yum.repositories.d nor up2date related configuration hold any data on
> > > > repositories anymore... Consequence: I' m not able to yum or
> > > > up2date.....
> > > > 
> > > > The next thing, I tried to download yum and up2date directly from
> > > > download.fedora.redhat.com and rpm -Uvh them... No use: configuration
> > > > is still missing.
> > > > 
> > > > Where I can get the configuration files ???
> > > > 
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > 1. you should read the archives of this and the test-list.
> > > 2. the configuration files are in the fedora-release package.
> > 
> > That would have been worth a large heads-up.
> > 
> > a) splitting off the config files from the packages was a very good
> >    thing! It will allow config file updating by Red Hat and/or other
> >    parties w/o replacing the binaries,
> > 
> > b) putting this into fedora-release is bad, no one wants to replace
> >    this package, other than fedora derived distros.
> > 
> 
> It's normal. 
> Only fedora derived distros will change /etc/yum.repo.d/* files provided
> by fedora-release.
> 
> > Could the config files be put into `fedora-config-package' or similar?
> > Please? :)
> 
> I does not understand your point.
> You can provide fedora-release-atrpms with /etc/yum.repos.d/atrpms.repo.

I thought all of /etc/yum* had migrated to fedora-release, not only
the /etc/yum.repos.d/* entries.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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