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Re: mirrorlist cgi - legit repo= values?

On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 00:20 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 08:49 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> ...
> > why bother adding all that complexity to yum?
> With out a clear understanding of yum, I imagined that such other 
> variables might already exist.
> > it's just a url - how it is comprised makes no difference at all.
> Yes, on second thought I agree that kiss is the way to go. I was 
> thinking about the differences between a repo file between fedora 
> versions, and developers not having to change the .repo files as 
> development/releases continue. But the $releasever really takes care of 
> that for the most part already {sans devel?}.
> However, what defines the legitimate repo=X values ? Is this specified 
> elsewhere, or made up and hand crafted into release .repo files. Perhaps 
>   a non-existent repo=whatgoeshere request could provide the list of 
> legit values (perhaps as comments) in the returned mirrorlist ?

go to mirrors.fedoraproject.org

look at the file names you see there.

the format of the filenames is:



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