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Re: RPM groups



On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 13:00 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 12:44:20PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > The FPC has mostly ignored the Groups tag.  It's not used by yum, and
> > thus all the tools based upon yum (pirut, anaconda, pungi, repoview,
> > etc...)  We strongly feel that grouping and tagging belongs outside of
> > the package itself (so that other people can group them as necessary
> > without rebuilding them, etc...) and thus we focus on having
> > appropriate grouping in comps, our current external grouping tool.
> 
> I'd really like to see a slow path to removing the tag completely from
> Fedora use.
> 
Matt,
 Dish this over to rpm-maint rpm org so those nice folks can debate it.

-sv





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