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Re: yum annoyances



On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 01:18:41PM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > Seems like an answer might be to have a "check-retired" command. When
> > packages are removed from the repo, they are moved to an area where the
> > retired packages live. Meta-data is built from that directory so there
> > are no typos. Check-retired would not automatically delete packages just
> > like update doesn't automatically update packages. It should print the
> > list for approval and proceed only if the user tells it to.
> sounds like something worth adding to package-cleanup in yum-utils.

Hmmm. Also, this'd be a case of needing to tag a repo as being "special" in
some way. Kind of like the thing with source packages....

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