[Mageia-discuss] Mageia Mirror size

Morgan Leijström fri at tribun.eu
Fri Oct 1 20:59:34 CEST 2010

Den 2010-10-01 20:28:56 skrev Gustavo Giampaoli:
> > What is the difference between main and contrib ? I mean, it was a
> > understandable for Mandriva, main was rpms "guaranteed" by Mandriva while
> > contrib was not. But now, with a project like mageia there is no longer
> > need to separate main from contrib
> Maybe you could have a "core" repo. Core will be the packages for a
> bare distro. The completely naked basic distro. Kind of Mageia +
> drakes + drivers + basic desktop. Not any "regular" application like
> GIMP.  Pretty basic.
> This core must be managed / touched / modified / updated only by a
> "selected" group of developers. Because this core would be the spine
> of the whole distro, the naked OS. This would ensure the stability of
> the system because only pros and / or well
> experienced-with--enough-merits developers will touch the system guts.
> And you could have other repo for all the rest of the software.

I think it is good to have that priority clearly stated like that, so the most 
important parts are given most care.

It is also easy to just grab what is most important.

And Yes it looks like a nice structure on PLF

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