[Yum-devel] repoquery/yumquery/something

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Sep 10 03:20:26 UTC 2004


> If no yum.conf exists then just error out unless the user specifies the
> repo. I'm guessing a lot of people would like to use this tool with the
> repos they use with yum. It would be inconvenient to have to keep
> entering the repos on the command line.
> 
> [thinks some more....]
> 
> Or how about a command line switch to say "read repositories from
> yum.conf" and another for "read repositories from apt's sources.list"?
> These would be alongside the "--repodata" switch of course. I think this
> would provide a good level of flexibility and convenience.

then read up2date sources, too

but I think it should only read xml metadata repositories - not old-
style yum-repos, apt-repos or anything else.

-sv






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