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Re: Fedora Bounties (seeking ideas)



On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 15:11 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On 4/17/06, Joost Soeterbroek <fedora soeterbroek com> wrote:
> > Patrick W. Barnes wrote:
> > > Now, Google has just announced the Summer of Code 2006.  Although the Fedora
> > > Project has not yet applied to participate this year, I suspect we are likely
> > > to do so.  However, our Fedora Bounties list is now quite short.  We need
> > > fresh ideas.  If there are any projects that you would like to see, please
> > > add them to the FedoraBounties page.  These can include ideas that you may
> > > have had but don't have time to work on, problems that you have encountered
> > > that need attention, or tools you really wish we had.
> >
> > idea: YUM Fedora internal update server ('reposerver')
> >
> > How about a project for tools/utilities to create, maintain
> > fedora/custom yum repositories behind the corporate firewall.
> >
> >   - local mirror for fedora repositories (core, extras etc.)
> >   - Custom repos
> >   - Ability to merge repos to create custom, tested 'releases' (read:
> > http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/lpt/a/5625)
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Joost Soeterbroek
> 
> Yam already (supposedly) does this.

It does some of that, but not all; there's some functionality that would
be useful around provisioning systems that's related to yam, such as
maintaining local ks trees and better/easier maintenance of pxe boot
infrastructure.

David


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