[Yum-devel] groupreq in yum-2.6?

Brian Long brilong at cisco.com
Fri May 12 12:50:55 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 08:47 -0400, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 08:12 -0400, Brian Long wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > A few weeks ago, I discussed our need for groupreq to return in yum-2.6
> > since we rely on it heavily in our 5,000+ node installation of RHEL 3
> > and 4.  Has there been any thought into re-introducing groupreq into
> > yum-2.6?  Should I open a bugzilla?
> 
> The new comps.xml format does not use group requirements.  You should be
> able to convert your comps.xml format to that used by yum 2.6.

I understand a feature in comps.xml was removed that I found useful and
I use on thousands of nodes daily.  Why was the comps.xml file changed
to remove useful functionality?  Where was this discussed - on internal
Red Hat lists?

/Brian/

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