[Fedora-packaging] Java naming scheme
skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Thu Jan 18 04:37:43 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 16:23 -0500, Fernando Nasser wrote:
> b) yum has already some group functionality (groupinstall, groupupdate,
> groupremove, groupinfo) that is based on an XML file that is kept in the
> repository. But the option --exclude only acts on file names, we need a
> We already have a "Java" group, with only 2 packages on it:
> # yum groupinfo Java
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Setting up Group Process
> Setting up repositories
> Group: Java
> Description: Support for running programs written in the Java
> programming language.
> Mandatory Packages:
> We could just make sure all Java packages are in the Java group to make
> use of the yum group functionality.
> We just need the --groupexclude.
> I will try and create a patch to add a '--groupexclude' as soon as I
> finish with the rpm one.
why do you need a 'groupexclude' option? I guess I don't understand the
use case for it, yet.
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