Enabling updates-testing and epel-testing repositories when using Copr

Posted on Sun 26 November 2017 in Fedora • Tagged with copr, fedora, epelLeave a comment

When creating a Copr project, one can specify which chroots, i.e. which distribution version and architecture combinations, to enable. Examples of chroots are fedora-27-x86_64, epel-7-ppc64le, fedora-rawhide-i386 etc.

However, there is no easy to use option to enable testing repositories, e.g. the updates-testing repository for Fedora Branched and stable releases, when specifying the chroots. Let me show you how you can easily achieve that by specifying an extra repository with a parameterized URL.

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