[Yum] New script to yum-utils: debugrepo-check

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Apr 20 21:33:59 UTC 2009

On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, James Antill wrote:

> Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> writes:
>> On Wednesday 08 April 2009, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'd like to see a script I've used every now and then to find out problems
>>> in debuginfo package repos available somewhere, making it easier for people
>>> to spot such issues.  Attached is a patch that adds it to yum-utils, along
>>> with a sample output of current rawhide-debuginfo.
>> Any comments about this?  If people don't see this fitting nicely in yum-
>> utils, I'll start looking at shipping it somewhere else.
> I think we want all the checks like this in one tool (maybe
> repoclosure), I also have a script which checks that prco data across
> subarches is good and I'm sure there are others ... can you think
> of a good reason to have N scripts, as against one yumrepolint type
> thing?

if they are generic checks against a repository for 'health' and not 
fedora-specific checks, would it make sense to merge the checks in as a 
method on top of the packagesack object? Then the tool would be 
considerably thinner as it would just call and report from that?


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