Proposed F13 feature: drop separate updates repository

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Wed Dec 2 20:53:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2 Dec 2009, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> Since people are posting wishes, here is mine:
> 1. stop shuffling packages from directory to directory as they get
> promoted/demoted from release to release

we sort of do this now with hardlinks - the problem is when  we have to 
resign the pkgs.

> 2. have a single authoritative URL for each package


> 3. replace static mirrors with proxy-ing of
> (make sure it works with web infrastructure instead of fighting it)

I don't think that would work fine with a lot of our mirrors.

> 4. generate indexes of the tree that
> represent Fedora X, Fedora X + updates, Fedora X + testing, etc.

this is intriguing but expensive on kojipkgs.


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