[Yum-devel] metadata parser in C

Tambet Ingo tambet at ximian.com
Wed May 10 16:00:31 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 11:41 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> Okay so I think the general consensus is positive from folks so let's
> figure out what needs to happen to integrate it.


> First, Tambet, are you interested in maintaining this code going forward
> or are you just dropping it off and not wanting to maintain it? Either
> is fine it's just best if we have an idea up front, of course.

Sure, I'll happily maintain it.

> For any one else, too, who want to get this integrated I think this is
> roughly what needs to happen:

> 1. callback mechanism for the processing
> 2. error reporting

I just implemented that, the newer version is attached.

> 3. exceptions being thrown
> 4. change the filelists sqlite format to speed up searches
> 5. putting it together into a python module and an rpm
> 6. testing all the edge cases and common use
> 7. pulling out all the obsoleted code from yum.

8. Committing it to some version control system, it's painful to always
attach it to the mailing list. :)

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