[CentOS-devel] Considering repo re-structuring
Morten P.D. Stevens
mstevens at imt-systems.com
Fri Nov 26 08:11:19 EST 2010
2010/11/26 Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>:
> On 11/26/2010 12:35 PM, Morten P.D. Stevens wrote:
>> My suggestion: Let's do it just like Red Hat.
> Why ?
Because it is much clearer.
A desktop / workstation version and a server version. (With the same repos)
If someone is missing something he can still install it with yum.
>> CentOS 6 Server (about 3,2 GB)
>> CentOS 6 Workstation (about 4 GB)
> What about the other variants ?
The client variant?
> So, are you saying use 'optional' and put updates for pkgs into the same
> place ?
To prevent these problems, I propose to use an extra update repo for optional packages.
> On the other hand, retaining the name 'optional' might make it easier
> for people comparing upstream and centos - and perhaps share configs.
I am sure to continue to use [optional].
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