[Yum] groupreq and yum 2.6

Jeff Sheltren sheltren at cs.ucsb.edu
Tue Apr 11 00:20:50 UTC 2006

On Apr 10, 2006, at 4:27 PM, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> 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
> work.
> 	- Panu -

So, I've been curious - is there a new "more better" way to do this  
in yum 2.6?  I get the impression that the comps format (ie.  
yumgroups.xml) is going the way of the dodo bird.  Seth has brought  
up alternatives for how mock should handle this, but I'm unaware of  
how "groups" are/will be handled in yum 2.6+.  Is this still under  
development?  Is it an underground movement to do away with the  
segregation of packages? :)  If it has already been decided, is there  
a place I can read about groups support in current versions of yum?

Thanks in advance.


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