[Mageia-discuss] Easyurpmi forMageia ?
ottosa at gmail.com
Sun May 22 01:54:32 CEST 2011
I have talked about it earlier and the reply was there at
2011/5/21 Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com>
> On 21 May 2011 23:59, Dale Huckeby <spock at evansville.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 21 May 2011, Ahmad Samir wrote:
> >> On 21 May 2011 21:46, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati
> >> <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org> wrote:
> >>> Will there be some such thing in place when Mageia is finally launched
> >> No, simply because there's no need for a tool like that; easyurpmi was
> >> mainly used by Mandriva users to add the PLF repos, in Mageia PLF is
> >> replaced by the Tainted repo, which is added (but disabled) by
> >> default.
> > Simply no need? Maybe I'm misreading you or missing something but this
> > across as really arrogant in presuming what others (not you!) do or don't
> > need,
> > and how and why people have "mainly" used easyurpmi in the past. How do
> > know?
> I know about the "main" use case of easyurpmi, from 2-3years of daily
> visits to the Mandriva forum, search for easyurpmi and see if the word
> "PLF" won't be in the same thread in a lot of cases.
> > Was there a poll that I didn't get included in? I've always found
> > easyurpmi very convenient and not just for plf. I guess I didn't realize
> > atypical I was.
> Whether you're typical or atypical, I leave that to you.
> Using easyurpmi to just add the official repositories in Mandriva is
> an "atypical" use case, not the regular/main use case, given the fact
> there's already an integrated, installed by default, tool to do the
> Sure, it's good to have an easy way to add the repos on a headless
> server, but I think users running headless servers are cli-savvy
> enough to know how to use urpmi.addmedia, (with help of
> http://mirrors.mageia.org/distrib , it becomes a matter of
> > Dale Huckeby
> Ahmad Samir
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