On 05/10/10 04:59, Rajko M. wrote:
On Monday 04 October 2010 21:43:17 Patrick Shanahan wrote:
We need a central location where new and removed repos are documented and a history maintained. When someone has been using a repo and it *disappears*, they need information/direction to replace that repo, instead of a list of hundreds of packages that will be downgraded.
It seems that idea to let YaST/YOU/zypper/etc ask for repos online should be revived.
That way when some repo is not online, package manager will go to one or more hard coded servers and pick a new repo. That way changes to repo urls will have lesser influence on user comfort and openSUSE reputation.
There are many proposals on this topic or repository changes:
We've got the ideas, just need someone to do the work ...