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Interview with RPM Fusion developers

Over at the Fedora wiki, Jonathan Roberts interviews the developers of the RPM Fusion repository. "Hans de Goede: We want to be a one stop place for Fedora add-on packages which cannot be in Fedora proper due to various issues. Currently we are a merger of the dribble, freshrpms and livna repositories, and we invite other repositories to join us."
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Posted Jan 31, 2008 0:00 UTC (Thu) by epa (subscriber, #39769) [Link]

LWN covered the creation of RPM Fusion in <http://lwn.net/Articles/249324/>.  It's a shame
that atrpms is not included.

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Posted Jan 31, 2008 14:36 UTC (Thu) by spot (subscriber, #15640) [Link]

With all due respect to Axel, one of the big problems with atrpms is that it replaces key
packages from Fedora, causing serious repository compatibility problems.

I highly commend RPM Fusion from taking the approach of not replacing Fedora packages in their
repository, as this will make for a much better end-user experience.


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