Karanbir Singh wrote: > Bogdan Costescu wrote: >> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Les Mikesell wrote: >> >>>> would save me once less configuration step on every new install >>> >>> Likewise for yum-downloadonly. >> >> I think that it's worth asking the more general question: if the plugins >> don't modify at all (like downloadonly) or only make better (like >> fastestmirror) the behaviour of yum, shouldn't they be in by default ? > > Absolutely, its a discussion worth having. > > However, for the sake of 5.2, i think we'll just go with the > fastestmirror added in. > > Maybe we can work out a list of the others that are recommended by the > users, and decide on those for the future ? > > - KB How about Priorities preconfigured too? Then maybe external repos like RPMForge's RPM for CentOS could come preconfigured with priorities=x already set to compliment the core CentOS repos and not overwrite base packages.