[Yum-devel] New plugin: grouppackagetypes
james.antill at redhat.com
Wed May 28 14:05:55 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 11:14 +0100, Robin Bowes wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've written a new yum plugin: grouppackagetypes
> Tim asked me to post details here for review with a view to including in
> A plugin for yum to specify which package types within a package group
> should be installed when using yum groupinstall.
> Sample Usage:
> # install just the mandatory packages from the "Base" group:
> yum groupinstall --group-package-types=mandatory base
The only (somewhat minor) problem I have is that you can only specify a
single type. The two obvious ways to fix this are:
1. Allow multiple options and split on comma/space like most of the
options that take lists.
2. Just assume that default implies mandatory and optional implies the
...the later might be somewhat "safer" but has less power.
> More details and code here:
You might also want to include an option to enable/disable group
James Antill <james.antill at redhat.com>
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