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[openFATE 309395] Handle variables in repo files similar to yum
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  • Date: Sun, 2 May 2010 12:43:02 +0200 (CEST)
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Feature changed by: Duncan Mac-Vicar (dmacvicar)
Feature #309395, revision 2
Title: Handle variables in repo files similar to yum

openSUSE-11.3: Unconfirmed
Requester: Important

Requested by: Anas Nashif (nashif)
Partner organization:

Yum expands a set of variables in the repo files such as
* releasever (extracted from the release file)
* basearch
Which allows usage of the same repo files for multiple version and

Business case (Partner benefit): Adding such support will allow better portability of repo
files between yum and zypper and felxibility managing repos and repo

+ Discussion:
+ #1: Duncan Mac-Vicar (dmacvicar) (2010-05-02 12:42:51)
+ Anas, did you really tried using $distver and $basearch in your repo
+ files? This is already implemented.

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