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Re: Fedora Project launches Pre-Extras



On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Peter Cannon wrote:

> On Friday 17 December 2004 08:00, Satish Balay wrote:
> 
> > > >  http://fedoraproject.org/pre-extras/3/
> > >
> > > It's there a way to see packages descriptions (from spec files) before
> > > downloading?
> >
> > use 'yum info packagename'
> >
> > The URL to the cvs was posted in the initial announcement
> > (http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/). It has all the current .spec files,
> > so you can do a 'cvs co' or browse it via the web interface.
> 
> Sorry to be dense but can I add this to Synaptic? I did add it as a repo (all 
> one line) Synaptic doesn't complain but I don't see the packages

Nope..

You chould have checked the above url - to see if the 'apt' metadata
was there or not.

So far Fedora hasn't provoied 'apt' metadata for any of the
repositories.  Only some mirror sites have been generating this for
your use.

Satish


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