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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] comps.xml
  • From: Michael Schroeder <mls@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 09:52:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <20100729075236.GA486@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:33:02PM -0400, Robert Xu wrote:
Fedora's style of patterns with the yum metadata is by adding another
file, comps.xml.
What if it was possible to make a patterns file, and have OBS convert
it into comps.xml and include it?
Example of a comps.xml file:
http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/13/Everything/x86_64/os/repodata/154774805dafaffd6e9b62467f282a3097aa4898864589784e9eee94608790be-comps-f13.xml

This could provide compatibility under other clients like yum.

(Someone should make a how-to for creating a patterns file in the
wiki... I'll look into it, maybe?)

This is actually already implemented, thanks to a patch from
Iain Arnell. You just have to tell the system to create a
comps file by adding "Patterntype: comps" to your project
config.
(It actually writes a "group.xml" file, I hope that this is
correct.)

Cheers,
Michael.

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