FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.

Guillaume Rousse
Day Sunday
Room H.1308
Start time 10:45
End time 11:30
Duration 00:45
Event type Podium
Track Distributions
Language English
The youri project

YOURI stands for "Youri Offers an Upload & Repository Infrastucture". It aims to build tools making management of a coherent set of packages easier.

Running a package distribution project involves a lot of tasks:

  • allow individual maintainers to upload packages in a central repository
  • create packages index for packages managers such as urpmi or yum
  • synchronise developement resources such as CVS or bugzilla
  • advertise new packages
  • sign packages numerically
  • check individual packages consistency
  • check global repository consistency
  • etc...
The quick'n'dirty approach of using a pile of dedicated shell scripts, with hardcoded distributer-specific policies, generally results quickly in a maintainance nightmare for admins and a discrepancy nightmare for users. YOURI aims to leverage those issues by providing a generic package management framework, focused on code reusability and modularity.

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