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Re: Yum and SRPMs



On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 07:46 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 11:55:40PM -0800, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > I'm all for adding extras-src etc source repositories to default yum setup 
> > but we don't want those to be enabled by default - few people of the 
> > userbase will ever need them so having them enabled will just waste 
> > bandwidth and make yum slower. A developer who knows he needs that stuff 
> > can be reasonably expected to flip enabled = 0 -> 1 in a file or two I 
> > think :)
> 
> This does raise a good point though -- since core yum can't even deal with
> src.rpms, shouldn't there be an easy way to tag source rpm repo config files
> so yum ignores them but that they're _all_ yumdownloader --source looks at?
> 

we'd need another config item per repo to distinguish source-only repos
from others. Yes, that's doable but is it worth it?

-sv





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