[Rpm-metadata] release/something metadata file

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Nov 11 15:21:03 EST 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 00:40, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > I think that could work how would apt go about dealing with a repository
> > that does NOT have that data, though? Would it be able to complete?
> If done right, it should.  Currently, Release information is optional in 
> apt; if the file isn't there, it's skipped.

No I think I miscommunicated. I meant the apt-namespace data you
mentioned before.

If the release/repository file just had the common-namespace data in it
would that be sufficient for apt or would it break? Could you list the 
things you'd require out of this file for apt?


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