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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future

On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 17:05 +0100, Arnaud Gomes-do-Vale wrote:
> seth vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> writes:
> > When someone goes to install the group: 'yum groupinstall
> > mygroup-of-fun' or 'yum install @mygroup-of-fun' then yum will grab the
> > comps/groups file from each repo, look if the group you're requesting is
> > there. If so it will create a metapkg rpm (a package containing only
> > requirements) on the packages that exist in the repositories that are
> > listed in that group. Then it will depsolve and install that pkg.
> Another issue, from the point of view of a systems administrator this
> time: what about anaconda? What if I have the following in my
> kickstart packages list:
> @mygroup
> -mypackage
> with mypackage a member of mygroup?

Well, kickstart doesn't EXCLUDE pkgs when it does a -mypackage - it just
takes them out of the defaults. If they are pulled back in due to a
dependency, then they go in.

I don't see how this would be any different.


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