[Yum-devel] [Patch 1/4] Defining other repository types in yum

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Tue Apr 11 21:20:55 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 15:27 -0500, James Bowes wrote:
> Patch Contents:
> PackageSack refactors, including an abstract base class, and MetaSack, 
> an PackageSack implementing the Composite pattern.
> * made searchID private. No external code was using it, so it seemed to
>    make sense for cleaning up the visible interface. Especially to not
>    require it on subclasses.
> * setCompatArches(foo) rather than sack.compatarchs = foo. This could
>    also be done with setAttr, if people preferred.
> These changes allow for multiple packageSacks, for instance, one per 
> repository.

A couple of comments:

1. one of the goals I had for this devel cycle is to kill off the repomd
subdir and merge all of this into the yum/ subdir. So a lot of these
changes are fine but as a matter of moving and merging they might get

2. what do we get out of setCompatArches() instead of setting the
attribute directly?

more comments on the other patches to follow

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