[Yum] groupreq and yum 2.6

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Mon Apr 10 20:27:52 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 15:11 -0500, William Bear wrote:
> Are grouplists (groupreq) in the yumgroups.xml file still supported in
> yum 2.6?  Maybe moved somewhere else?  I've searched the web, but only
> found a post about the group behavior changing and no real details. 
> We are migrating to FC5 from FC3, so from yum 2.2 to 2.6, and yum only
> seems to install packagelist packages, but ignores the grouplist.  This
> feature was nice for kickstarting machines based on the machine's role
> (yum groupinstall workstation).
> Any information would be great. 

Group dependencies are no longer supported in FC-5 comps/yumgroups.xml
format. I miss them too... but the groupreq got sacrificed for the GUI
gods, expressing the group dependencies in GUI tools doesn't really

	- Panu -

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