2006/2/16, Jesse Keating <jkeating(a)j2solutions.net>:
On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 16:36 -0500, Sadda Teh wrote:
> My current perception of being able to develop software that's part of
> the Fedora environment means one needs intimate knowledge of RPM and
> its various spin off utilities. At least now it seems like a
> user-friendly tool like yum is going to assist in actually getting the
> SRPMs onto one's machine. Can Jesse or someone else expand on what
> this new feature really means if my impression is totally off-base?
I made a small mistake. The unified SRPMS and srpm repodata will be
useful for yumdownloader, not yum itself. Yum does not and will not
have the ability to grab srpms.
Jesse Keating RHCE (geek.j2solutions.net
Fedora Legacy Team (www.fedoralegacy.org
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will the .repo files for the debug packages be available in the fedora
I agree that it should be turned off by default but still it should be
available, especially to simplify debugging with end users.