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Re: [opensuse] The state of openSUSE
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 19:58:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <1153439893.6612.37.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 20:16 +0200, Andreas Hanke wrote:
> Hi,
> Kenneth Schneider schrieb:
> > Hmmm..
> >
> > Didn't I just suggest this very idea at 7:51 am and received no
> > response?
> Not exactly. easyurpmi is a web-based tool which returns a configuration
> that can be imported into the package manager, and not a feature that is
> implemented directly in the package manager itself.
> > This is the very thing that is needed with in YaST/PM
> The problem with doing this inside YaST is that YaST would need a little
> bit of knowledge about the repositories. And this is difficult because
> the really "interesting" repositories are problematic: Either they are
> unsupported (build service) or legally questionable (3rd party
> multimedia stuff). Pointers to either one of them inside the product are
> not acceptable.
Which is why I stated that the repo would have to be registered with
openSUSE in order to be included. Not to say they couldn't added
manually like they are now.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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