[CentOS-devel] Repository structures for SIG and variants in the future

Mon Jan 13 20:10:30 UTC 2014
Dave Neary <dneary at redhat.com>


On 01/13/2014 08:32 PM, Sam Kottler wrote:
> On 01/13/2014 08:24 PM, Jim Perrin wrote:
>>> What about a tier 1 relying upon a tier 2? It seems like there could be
>>> some ABI issues in allowing that unless I'm missing some detail.
>> This would not be permitted. A tier 2 could rely on a tier 1, but a tier
>> 1 would not be allowed to rely on a tier 2. Apologies if I wasn't clear
>> about that. I probably could have worded it better.
> I see, so packages can only rely on packages that fall below their tier.

Makes sense - if I enable EPEL, I don't want to have packages there
which require me to enable a different repo. But if I enable the RPO
repo-, I'm totally OK with it enabling EPEL as a dependency.

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