[Yum-devel] Re: yum 2.1.0

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Sep 3 16:52:02 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 06:01, 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)?

No, it won't.

>  If not could new-yum and old-yum be rearranged
> in such a way as to allow concurrent installs?

You'll have to move the binary around but as-is the paths should no
longer conflict.

/usr/share/yum <--- old yum
/usr/share/yum-cli <--- new yum

-sv





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