[CentOS-devel] Installonlyn plugin for yum

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Thu Aug 17 11:18:42 UTC 2006

On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 10:57:47AM +0100, Karanbir Singh enlightened us:
> Milan Ker?láger wrote:
> >>> http://ftp.pslib.cz/pub/users/Milan.Kerslager/RHEL-4/stable/SRPMS/yum-plugin-installonlyn-0.90-1.ker.rhel4.src.rpm
> >> This is already in the yum-utils package that is in the extras
> >> repository.  It is just not built as a separate package.
> >>
> >> There are instructions on how to enable it in /usr/share/doc/yum-
> >> utils-0.5/plugins/README.centos
> >>
> >> I guess that we could split it out and make it a standalone package.
> > 
> > Or better follow Fedora Core and put it into the yum package.
> > 
> we could pull it into the main package, but it would need to stay
> disabled - its too major a change in functionality to throw at people
> midway during the release.
> I am going to vote for a seperate package instead - that can be
> installed directly, so something in CentOS-Extras.

That makes the most sense to me. In CentOS 5 it could be folded back into
the main package if desired for closer tracking of FC without causing too
much of a disruption.


Matt Hyclak
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