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Re: Feature Proposal: Use cases database



On Wed, 2008-09-10 at 01:23 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Even better than talking about it would be creating the exact package 
> lists that best enable a variety of use cases and a handy way of
> telling yum/packagekit to duplicate them on your machine.  Then anyone
> else who needed to do the same thing would have a push-button choice.
> The idea should be that anyone could 'publish' their installed package
> set and describe why they think it is best for a particular use, and
> anyone who was convinced by their description/reputation, etc. could
> just clone that setup.

PackageKit already supports catalogs, which is pretty much what you
describe.

Have a look here http://www.packagekit.org/pk-faq.html#catalogs and tell
me if that does what you need.

Richard.



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