[Mageia-dev] Mirror list for apps (LONG mail)
nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Wed Nov 3 20:22:24 CET 2010
* Fabrice Facorat (fabrice.facorat at gmail.com) wrote:
> 2010/11/3 Olivier Thauvin <nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org>:
> > Keeping this format is more simple, just changing the line specifiying
> > basis url in URPMI.
> And allow to keep compatibility with urpmi without maintaining too much patch
> > By changing the the format we can add features, make it clearer, etc...
> > But changing format to what ? XML ? YAML ? CSV ? something worst ? :)
> > Changes can done later.
> if really you want to change this you should :
> - ditch the url in favor of a XML-RPC or REST calls
We can provide both, just matter of some code.
> So product.id could be kept unchanged, but the way urpmi talk to the
> mirror provider could be improved.
> Last but not least, by using XML-RC or REST calls, we could filter the
> output of mirror list ( for example retrieve the list of mirror for
> cooker in EU zone )
Notice it can done by passing argument to URL:
I do agree XML-RPC/REST make it clearer and probably more extensible.
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