[Yum-devel] Re: [yum-cvs] yum cli.py,, yum-updatesd.py,, yum.spec,, yummain.py,,

James Bowes jbowes at redhat.com
Mon Jan 29 16:35:26 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> Do we really want to be making a change like this in a stable release?
> It feels like a pretty big compatibility break to me and definitely not
> the sort of thing that makes sense for 3.0.x.
> Potentially _supporting_ the new locations in addition as well is
> sensible, but changing the default just feels like it's going to break
> things.  Think about, eg, repositories that ship a package with a repo
> config file -- now where do they put it?  It depends on if they're using
> yum 3.0.3 or 3.0.4.

I think that makes more sense to me; I may have just misinterpreted the
TODO item. If the consensus is to simply support the new locations, then
all that really needs to be modified from this commit is to revert the
docs, spec, and Makefile changes, which I can do tonight.


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