On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 01:40 +0100, Paul Wouters wrote:
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, seth vidal wrote:
> > > yum install yum-utils
> > > yumdownloader --source package
> > >
> > That's useful, thanks.
> > Might this functionality ever be built into yum though?
That's a really good answer if you want developrs to feel that they
are being taken seriously.....
Do you think there is a fundamental problem with people being able to get
the sources easilly? Is yum fundamentally flawed for this? Is it too much
work to put in yum?
We might appreciate decisions better if we know why they are made in a
It's really best discussed on appropriate list- yum-devel.
But to the point - we've discussed it there before. The reason it
should not be in the yum program itself but in an add-on tool is that it
unnecessarily clutters up the main program.