Package repository discussion

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Dec 4 08:33:28 CST 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:55 AM, Marcus Meissner <meissner at> wrote:
> Well, openSUSE 11.0/11.1 use a remote hosted XML file which provides
> a list of repositories for addition, and also single-click "YMP" files
> for very easy repository addition.
> This XML list includes my Emulators:Wine repository on the openSUSE
> buildservice for instance.
> So perhaps they should look at and evaluate how openSUSE does it ;)

I'm very aware of the YMP / OneClickInstall stuff, and it will be discussed.
I already have an indirect link to it, maybe I'll add a direct one, too.

> As for the points listed, we sometimes adopt a "do not care" attitude,
> because, well, users do not want it to be overdesigned or just don't
> care.

Users don't care about security and dll hell until it bites them, either.

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