[CentOS-devel] Shipping an EPEL release

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Tue Oct 9 19:23:31 UTC 2012

On 09/17/2012 02:58 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Ned Slider<ned at unixmail.co.uk>  wrote:
>> Besides, your approach simply won't work. If you were to install an
>> edited (patched) repo file set to enabled=0, the first time a user runs
>> 'yum update' and the repo file gets updated from the repo the user will
>> be back at the repo's default settings regardless of how the distro may
>> or may not have initially patched the repo file.
> Hmmm, that seems like a bug.  Should rpm packages clobber user configurations?

Sole purpose of the update for repository packages is to replace *.repo 
file with the one with correct link, but rather then to edit file they 
replace it, thus defaulting any change you made.


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