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Re: Repo Suggestion



On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 08:47 -0600, Jima wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Mark Bidewell wrote:
> > Last week I tried moving to updates-testing in order to test latest KDE on
> > F7.  The resulting kernel update was mismatched with kernel-devel so I could
> > not install the nvidia drivers.  My suggestion is this.  Would it be
> > possible to segregate updates according to package type (similiar to the
> > SUSE buildservice) or even just along the lines of Desktop (KDE/GNOME/etc
> > and deps) and System( kernel etc.)  so testing bleeding edge packages from
> > one package group won't break other system packages?
> 
>   Not to derail your idea, but is this necessarily anything that `yum 
> --enablerepo=updates-testing --exclude=kernel\* upgrade` wouldn't fulfill?
>   At this point my brain started muttering something about "hey, wouldn't a 
> `yum groupupgrade` command be awesome?"  Which led me to look at the yum 
> man page...which fails me.  It only has groupupdate.  *sad panda*
>   Seth, would `groupupgrade` be a simple add-on?  Or just pointless?  Not 
> sure if obsoletes are important enough...
> 

what would groupupgrade do that groupupdate doesn't do? and more to the
point, what is it you think groupupdate does?

-sv



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