[Fedora-packaging] Extras package enables 3rd party repository

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Thu Oct 19 09:15:09 UTC 2006

Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Do we want to permit packages in Fedora Extras, which install and enable
> by default a 3rd party repository?


> $ rpm -qlvp clement-2.1-209.1.fc6.i386.rpm |grep yum
> -rw-r--r--    1 root    root              192 Sep  4 13:18 /etc/yum.repos.d/clement.repo
> Uhm... it's a package in Fedora Extras which installs and enables an
> external Yum repository for "updates". Highly questionable, since those
> updates ought to be provided within Fedora Extras. 
> This asks for a new policy.
> Makes me wonder whether this has been like that during package review
> already or whether the packager added it later.

It was there at review time but not commented on:


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