[Yum-devel] new simple "protectyum" plugin

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue Jun 12 14:39:52 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 09:47:09AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > Sooo.... if we were to go this way, I'm thinking the list should be in
> > /etc/sysconfig/essentialpackages, and that list owned by something
> > distro-specific, like fedora-release. If the file doesn't exist, it'd fall
> > back to just "yum".
> or just put them in the plugin config file.

I thought about that, but it really seems more like per-distro data than
something that belongs to the package -- what's vital somewhere might not be
important somewhere else, and repackaging the plugin to change that seemed a
bit obscure. But I wanted to get other people's opinions too.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

More information about the Yum-devel mailing list