RPM groups

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Nov 19 18:00:36 UTC 2007

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 12:44:20PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> The FPC has mostly ignored the Groups tag.  It's not used by yum, and
> thus all the tools based upon yum (pirut, anaconda, pungi, repoview,
> etc...)  We strongly feel that grouping and tagging belongs outside of
> the package itself (so that other people can group them as necessary
> without rebuilding them, etc...) and thus we focus on having
> appropriate grouping in comps, our current external grouping tool.

I'd really like to see a slow path to removing the tag completely from
Fedora use.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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