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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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