[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two
nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Mon Nov 29 17:11:08 CET 2010
* Samuel Verschelde (stormi at laposte.net) wrote:
> Le lundi 29 novembre 2010 15:24:04, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> > Le lundi 29 novembre 2010 14:56:20, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> > > - complexity over time of support because package move from main to
> > > contribs and viceversa. Especially when there is some backports from
> > > a software in main that would requires a software in contribs, etc.
> > Indeed, this is a pain :)
> It's a pain, but the policy saying a supported package must rely on other supported packages is not totally bad. I hope whatever the mirror structure we will enforce such a policy (with changes maybe, or exceptions).
IMHO, the mirror structure do not have to be designed to reflect logical
structure. At least until someone write a multidimensionnal filesystem
able to represent all link rpms can have between them.
(/me is thinking he had a wonderfull idea: ls '/deps/provides/rpm > 4.4'
I'll introduce this into Sophie ! :)
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