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Re: Announcing repoman - PyGTK yum repo manager

David Cantrell wrote:
Announcing repoman

Repoman is a PyGTK frontend for configuring common and basic settings
for yum.  Specifically, it lets users enable and disable individual
repos easily.  Users can add and remove repositories as well.

Repoman is not meant to expose all of yum's configuration settings in
GUI form, but rather the common settings most users will care about.

One of the interesting features is the Tracking page.  Users can easily
switch between stable (with or without updates) or development branches
and repoman will enable and disable the correct repositories for the

Repoman also offers a set of Python classes for reading and writing out
/etc/yum.repos.d files.  The core element is the RepoStanza, which are
contained in RepoFiles, and all of those make up a Repos collection.

This program is evolving a lot, so help testing and/or coding is

Nice work!

Just nitpicking a bit; there is duplicate functionality with regard to enabling a repository. I'd say just leave the checkbox on the Repositories list and toss the one in the Edit window (which doesn't seem to be working anyway).

Also, attached is a trivial patch to make repoman not explode when ctrl+c'd from the command line.

--- repoman.py.orig	2007-02-09 01:09:19.000000000 -0500
+++ repoman.py	2007-02-09 01:11:27.000000000 -0500
@@ -29,4 +29,7 @@
 if __name__ == "__main__":
 	installExceptionHandler("Repository Manager", "")
 	ui = RepoMan()
-	gtk.main()
+	try:
+		gtk.main()
+	except KeyboardInterrupt:
+		pass

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