[Yum] Common metadata format (was: Faster downloads of headers)

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Nov 24 00:00:55 UTC 2003

> That's all the yum archives mention. Could you please lose a sentence
> or two on the design (apt-like monolithic, read off the rpms
> themselves, yum-like multifile, a mixture of these, forced colocation
> of metadata and rpms or metadata possible on separate location etc.).

it's similar to red carpet's xml, but it breaks the metadata up some in
a way suggested by adrian likins who works on up2date.

> Oh, yes, and the ETA ;)

when it's ready.


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