Bug 658627

Summary: RFE: more descriptive names for yum repos in provisioned machines
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Dave Malcolm <dmalcolm>
Component: cobblerAssignee: Bill Peck <bpeck>
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Description Dave Malcolm 2010-11-30 15:48:35 EST
Description of problem:
Upon provisioning a machine with beaker, the yum repositories aren't descriptively named: they are all of the form "beaker-distro([0-9]+)"

# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
This system is not registered with RHN.
RHN support will be disabled.
repo id                 repo name                status
beaker-distro1          beaker-distro1           enabled:    32
beaker-distro2          beaker-distro2           enabled:    36
beaker-distro3          beaker-distro3           enabled: 2,291
beaker-distro4          beaker-distro4           enabled:    35
beaker-distro5          beaker-distro5           enabled:    13
beaker-harness          beaker-harness           enabled:    43
beaker-tasks            beaker-tasks             enabled: 7,229
repolist: 9,679

Is it possible to make them a bit more descriptive? (yum uses them in various places in the textual UI, and right now I never know quite what I'm getting)

e.g. (on this host), something like the following would be nice:
(taken by mangling up the baseurl by hand)

(I'm not sure what yum's repo naming restrictions are, but I'm guessing alphanumeric-plus-dashes and not too long would do it)