Proposed F13 feature: drop separate updates repository

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Thu Dec 3 13:56:06 UTC 2009

On Dec 3, 2009, at 5:28, James Antill <james at> wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 10:29 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Le Mer 2 décembre 2009 23:56, Matt Domsch a écrit :
>>> On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 07:35:03PM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>>>> 3. replace static mirrors with proxy-ing of
>>>> (make sure it works with web infrastructure instead of fighting it)
>>> Sorry, I don't understand this.  Can you elaborate?  That would help
>>> me scope the impact to MirrorManager.
>> Right now the same package moves from master URL to master URL as  
>> it is pushed
>> from testing to updates to GA to whatever. That means the same  
>> package gets
>> downloaded many times over because it changed URL (and browsers,  
>> proxies, etc
>> understand new url = new file)
> It only moves once, at least in the vast majority of cases.
>> My proposal is to never move a package, put it in a single  
>> unchanging place
>> after a koji build, and just index it or not in the relevant  
>> repodata when it
>> gets promoted or demoted.
> One problem is that atm. when it moves from testing to updates, or
> rawhide to GA, it also gets resigned with a different key ... so the
> bits are not the same. Having the URL be the same will not be helpful
> until that changes.
> -- 

That is no longer true. We used a single key for all of f11 and a  
single key for all of f12.


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