updates, updates-testing and comps

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Jun 1 19:23:54 UTC 2007

Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said: 
> > So lets say I put blobAndConquer, a new package which I've submitted
> > through bodhi today in comps-f7.xml.in, and that comps gets rebuild from
> > this. Then yes, people with updates-testing enabled will be able to install
> > it, but people without updates-testing enabled, will see it to and get an
> > error that it isn't available when trying to install it. Not very pretty if
> > you ask me.
> No they wont.  Yum is smart enough to not display a comps item if it isn't in 
> the repos.  That's how we get away with listing say ppc only packages in 
> comps and people on !ppc don't see a package they can't install.

... however, bodhi doesn't update the comps file at the moment - we should
fix this.


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