[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 19:29:56 CEST 2010

Op dinsdag 12 oktober 2010 17:02:38 schreef Anssi Hannula:
> Hi all!
> Do people have any thoughts on what kind of repository/media sectioning we
> should use on Mageia, and what should those sections contain?
> Note that I won't talk about backports / private repositories in this post,
> only about the basic sectioning and packages in those.
> Some points to consider (I've written my opinion in ones where I have one):

imo; non_free should be separated from free (to allow easy Free releases)

extra could contain the (un/poorly) maintained packages (or extra could be 

for efficiency reasons, maybe having main+contrib in one repos; could be slow

we could separate some noarch content packages in another repos (which will 
never be arched)

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