[CentOS] Creating a Centos endorsed 3rd part repo

Fri May 20 15:08:31 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Keith Roberts wrote:
> On Fri, 20 May 2011, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> To: centos at centos.org
>> From: Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Creating a Centos endorsed 3rd part repo
>> On 5/20/2011 10:15 AM, John Hodrien wrote:
>>> On Fri, 20 May 2011, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>>> I'm sure they would Ned. But I want to learn how to do the
>>>> whole repository thing myself - not just build packages for
>>>> another very good 3rd party repo.
>>> There really is nothing to creating a repo that's hard in itself.
>>> createrepo/mrepo an rpmsign and you're done.
>>> By all means do that for internal use, but I'd second the suggestion
>>> that you
>>> find a way of contributing your packages to an existing repo rather
>>> than start
>>> your own.
>> I'll second that suggestion.  The more 3rd party repos that you add to
>> the yum config, the more possible conflicts you open yourself up to.
>> Besides, it's easier to find packages if they are all in one or two
>> places rather than spread out across several small repos.
> OK. I am listening to all your comments. My repo would be
> using dependencies probably from the other centos repos,
> like ATrpms, remi, EPEL, et al. If they needed any that is.

Why not work with Dag?