[Yum-devel] Re: yum 2.1.0

J. Gardner Biggs gardnerbiggs at houston.rr.com
Fri Sep 3 11:55:25 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 12:01 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 03:16:31AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > I'm pleased(sorta) to announce yum 2.1.0. This is using the new xml-
> > based repository metadata (http://linux.duke.edu/metadata). 
> > 
> > NB: THIS CAN ONLY BE USED WITH REPOSITORIES THAT ARE USING THE NEW
> > METADATA FORMAT. THIS WILL NOT WORK WITH OLD-STYLE YUM-ARCH
> > REPOSITORIES.
> 
> will a future yum support both legacy yum repos and new-metadata
> repos (I hope it will)? If not could new-yum and old-yum be rearranged
> in such a way as to allow concurrent installs?
-- 

Where can we find info on the new style repos?  And is there a
primer/FAQ on how to set up yum 2.1.x to use them?

I would love to give this a test!






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