[CentOS-devel] Considering repo re-structuring

Fri Nov 26 13:57:52 UTC 2010
Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem at gmail.com>

On 11/26/2010 02:19 PM, Jean-Marc Liger wrote:
>> Then stick with what we have done in the past, use the isos to reflect
>> whats in [os], create the ability for people to use the [optional] repo
>> at install time and go with that. The iso content would be dictated by
>> the merged iso contents from upstream, so we retain the CentOS<= 5
>> process in that regard.
>> Continuing on the same idea, one thing that came up was reporpose the
>> Extras/ repo and use that to host these 'additional/optional' packages.
>> Given that it changes a massive user expectation - unless there is very
>> good reasoning to do this, lets try and avoid this.
> does CentOS-6 extras repo will contain some stuff which will be extra
> from Upstream ? same question for addons and contrib ?

IMHO, keeping close to upstream schema is better for people are mixing 
RHEL/CentOS so their config / script (yum specific) can be shared easily ;

BTW, make a remix/livecd/livedvd should be easy using fedora's 
livecd-tools because RHEL6/CentOS6 are based on Fedora 12/13


Athmane Madjoudj