[Rpm-metadata] adding more information to repo metadata

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Thu Oct 6 12:55:21 EDT 2005

On Oct 6, 2005, at 10:44 AM, Paul Nasrat wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 11:17 -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> On Oct 3, 2005, at 11:00 AM, Paul Nasrat wrote:
>>> Something like this makes sense for the work I'm looking at in
>>> anaconda
>>> changes for FC5 - I'm a little unsure on the name - maybe "sense"
>>> would
>>> be better.
>> The dependency flags were deliberately truncated to that which is
>> guaranteed to be supported.
> The more I think about this I tend to agree that we don't really  
> want to
> expose the internal representation up to the metadata.
> Smart uses what we have now to do ordering and so the current
> representation should be sufficient.

Cool, knew you were sane. ;-) Meanwhile, it would be nice to get  
dependency context
and colors (but not PreReq, sigh) exposed, that information is useful  
for diagnostic purposes and more.

But please, not by value. E.g. dependency flags are almost all used  
up, and something may have to be done.

> Paul
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