yum plugin for copr

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at pingoured.fr
Fri Jan 11 10:35:28 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 01:42:46AM -0500, Bohuslav Kabrda wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Discussing with Seth today, he was telling me that the current idea
> > would be to kind of loop through a list of packages to find the one
> > requested by the user.
> > While I was actually more thinking of something like
> > --enablerepo=copr-<repo_name>
> > Even if we do a
> > --enablerepo=copr-all
> > which would eventually still do the loop up through all packages in
> > all
> > repo.
> > 
> > I think the copr-<repo_name> has several advantages though:
> > - no extra infrastructure needed
> > - faster (only one call)
> > - allow multiple copr to have the same rpm (with eventually different
> > option in the build or tweaks or <insert here your idea if you follow
> > mine>)
> I had a bit different idea:
> All the coprs will have  the same URL, but the owner's name and copr name will be variable. That gives us an option to create a single repofile with one URL like
> baseurl=http://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/$username/$coprname
> We would then have a plugin that would provide functionality like '--enablecopr bkabrda/foo', that would finalize the above URL and would be able to install packages from that repo.
> (Please note that to identify the copr, you need both owner's name and copr name; more users can have equally named coprs.)

Ok, that's about what I had in mind :)


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