[Yum-devel] [UG] RFE: Add OS name to user_agent default?
james.antill at redhat.com
Thu May 15 22:45:41 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 09:31 -0400, Michael Stenner wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 4:46 PM, James Antill <james.antill at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Yeh, atm. we've just added fixes to Fedora we know we want/need ...
> > AFAIK they aren't in upstream urlgrabber yet, and it's not obvious if
> > we'll get more active upstream(s) or we'll do something like move to
> > libcurl for yum 4.x.
> Basically, there were some development choices in urlgrabber that took
> us down a bit of a dead end. People started using those features, and
> so now I'm in a place where I need to back up, turn left, and go down
> a better road to replace those features so everything still works.
Yeh, I'd be more than happy to do a little work to make that happen (as
it's much better than the alternative :).
> The RFE in this thread is way trivial, so I'm happy to do it.
*nods*, I assume you'd add this as a comment? I'm happy to pick this up
for Fed-9 if you add it upstream.
> As far
> as timescale goes, I'm undecided about whether to fold in minor stuff
> and then tackle the big problems or vice versa. James, what would
> make you happier? The major replacement is the handling of SSL
> certs... dropping m2crypto and replacing it with NSS. Would it make
> you happy (more secure) to have me address the little things that have
> piled up first. Honestly, it might help with my frustration level,
> even though it might be slightly less efficient.
Yeh, so I know someone _needs_ to do the NSS stuff for Fed-10 to Fed-11
ish. (say, 8 months from now) ... but apart from that I personally
couldn't care less about NSS :).
So going for the easy stuff first might be the way to go.
James Antill <james.antill at redhat.com>
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