[Spacewalk-devel] Need for 3 "views" of channels?

Justin Sherrill jsherril at redhat.com
Thu Jul 31 14:40:14 EDT 2008


Jesus M. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Justin Sherrill <jsherril at redhat.com> wrote:
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> On the "Channels" page we currently have 3 different lists ("Relevant",
>> "All", and "Retired").  This made sense for hosted, but for us can we rip
>> out the "Relevant" and "Retired" lists?
>>
>> Currently a channel is relevant if it is x86 (32bit),  you have a system
>> subscribed to it, or it is a custom channel.  IMHO a channel should be
>> relevant if it exists on the satellite.
>>
>> Also, I believe it is causing some performance issues for some of the larger
>> users of the product with many many systems (checking to see if one system
>> is subscribed to each channel when you have 1000s of systems and hundreds of
>> channels is time consuming).
>>     
>
> I see value in still having relevant vs all. It allows me to see what
> channels are
> actually used. So if we can come up with a way to show what channels are
> used and those that are not, that would suffice.
>
>
> jesus
>   
Well, it currently doesn't *really* show you what channels are used.  
It'll show you what channels are used or are 32 bit or are custom, which 
is slightly less helpful.   :}

but I agree, that is useful info.  Will think about it some more.

-Justin




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