Bug 110855 - download tree hierarch
download tree hierarch
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2003-11-24 16:42 EST by David Farning
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-02 16:33:21 EST
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Description David Farning 2003-11-24 16:42:01 EST
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

The download tree is starting to deviate from the standard.

The root level will contain the overall package sets.
[core|extras|alternatives|3rd party|...]

Each of these package sets will contain subsets of packages in
differentstates of development.  The numbered release will freeze
atapproximately 2-3 month intervals.  Development and Testing are

Each of these Releases may be compiled for a number of archs. 

Additionally, the numbered release will have updates and possibly
legacypackages.  Updates will continue for approximately 12 months and
thelegacy will continue as long as maintainers are interested.
This should result in a tree looking as such.fedora

There is already some deviance from this tree with

Because each numbered release will contain updates, updates should be
achild of it's numbered parent.  -updates/test either needs to merge
into-test or -1/updates.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-09-13 14:44:42 EDT
Which standard are you refering to?
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-03-02 16:33:21 EST
Closing, we're not going to change the heirarchy at this point. Maybe the docs... :)

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