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Re: Fedora Bounties (seeking ideas)

On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 21:07 +0200, Leszek Matok wrote:
> Dnia 17-04-2006, pon o godzinie 20:21 +0200, Joost Soeterbroek
> napisaƂ(a):
> > idea: YUM Fedora internal update server ('reposerver')
> So maybe let's make yum usable? :)
> How about:
> - ^C support! (Insert lots of curses here) Logging in as root on another
> console to killall -9 yum is boring.

rpm grabs ctrl-c when you open a transaction set. That is the trick. We
could work around it - but something should probably give here.

> - showing download speed

*yawn* we went through this on the yum list - we have finite space - how
is download speed useful to you?

> - not downloading older repo data than newer, but grabbed from another
> mirror earlier

again - how do we determine this w/o downloading the information?

> - incremental (differences (added/removed packages) only) repo data
> download

I'd love to hear how we're going to break it up so you can tell.

> - showing "real" ETA for all files, not the file being downloaded atm

this is probably more doable.

> Or maybe simply fix apt if it still has problems with dual-arch
> setups? :)

this won't help us with pup, anaconda or pirut.

If you have some suggestions on actual resolutions I'd encourage you to
contact the appropriate list.

If you're just bitching and moaning then stop.


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