[Yum-devel] yum devel series and help needed

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Thu May 25 04:34:18 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 17:42 -0400, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 15:44 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> <snip lots of good stuff that I'll come back to...>
> 
> >  - make for downloading arbitrary-keyword-identified data from
> > repomd.xml - needs
> >    related code in createrepo
> 
> This would be actually useful for fixing up pkgorder so the lists of
> groups/early packages is configurable and not in the script so custom CD
> layouts are easy.

now it is done:

A YumRepo object can do:

retrieveMD(datatype) where datatype is a keyword like: primary,
filelists,other, group, etc, etc

checkMD(datatype) which verifies that the files is correct from the
checksum


let me know if it needs more flexibility.
-sv





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