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Re: fedora-extras-release



On Sat, 2005-02-05 at 18:33 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Justin Georgeson wrote:
> 
> >Matthias Saou writes:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Too bad though that it seems sysconfig/rhn/ can only take info from the
> >>single "sources" file, as from my understanding this means that the current
> >>RHN notification tool won't automatically be aware of Extras after this
> >>package is installed.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Add a post install script that does 
> >
> >echo "..." >> /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
> >
> >and a post uninstall script that does 
> >
> >grep -v "..." /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources > /tmp/sources.new
> >mv /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources.rpmsave
> >mv /tmp/sources.new /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
> >
> >You could add some 'if [ $? != 0 ]; ...' stuff to rollout the changes if a
> >command fails, but it would mean that up2date can use Extras and the rhn_applet
> >will se updates.
> >
> >:)
> >
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> >
> >  
> >
> I'd me more in favor of the script checking the 
> /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources to see if an entry exists, then appending the 
> entry into the file if there are no entries for fedora-extras. I use 
> up2date a lot and use specific mirrors that I would not like to have 
> bothered.

Oh it would be so much better if you could just put some keyword like
"yumconf" into sources and up2date would read the repositories
from /etc/yum.conf or /etc/yum.repos.d/*.conf.

Nils
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