[repo-coord] Repo information inside rpm?
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Aug 13 20:03:53 CEST 2004
Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
>> + What is the comp supposed to mean, and if it means component or a
> "comp" is the component, typically "os", "updates", "stable",
> "freshrpms" etc. In apt terms, it is the blabla what comes in the end of
> the RPMS.blabla directory name.
>> seperate repository, it would mean you can't move it later without
>> rebuilding ?
> Right. Not if you want to keep things consistent. On the other hand, how
> often do you move a package from one component to another?? Perhaps from
> "unstable" to "testing" and later to "stable", but then it probably
> requires rebuilding anyway.
I, for one, rarely rebuild packages on stability/component changes,
particularly when moving from testing->stable. I wouldn't be
comfortable being forced to rebuild for this.
Now, if it were possible to modify tags of existing rpms...
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