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Re: [PATCH] Do not show disabled repos.

On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 18:55 -1000, David Cantrell wrote:
> I don't think we should be making this change, at least at this point in time.

The reason we're making it now is because the behavior didn't become
apparent until /after/ we killed betanag, and since that was extremely
late in the cycle we have to fix things extremely late in the cycle.
Perhaps next time it would be prudent to do a test build in the "final
format" prior to this point in the schedule.

> If we don't want specific repos visible in the list, then we should remove the
> .repo file from the install.img -or- the fedora-release package should not be
> providing them for the F-10 release in the first place.

I'm not going to remove the rawhide repo from the fedora-release, it's
how people get moved to rawhide when they want to make that jump.  If
you want to work out some way to filter rawhide like repos at
buildinstall time, have at it I guess.  It would be interesting to see
how this could be done in a non-Fedora specific kind of way.

> To me, this seems like putting the fix in the wrong place.  I'll agree that
> not displaying the rawhide or updates-testing repo in the list is reasonable
> for F-10, but the fix for that shouldn't go in anaconda.  Like Chris said,
> we're trying to get away from tying anaconda to specific releases.

I honestly don't see why the line has to be at "show me every
repo" (except for the ones that have -debuginfo or -source in the
name...) instead of "show me the repos that would be enabled by default
post-install" which seems to me to be a much safer set to offer the

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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