[et-mgmt-tools] [PATCH] cobbler - add arch to repo definition to override default arch for reposync

Michael DeHaan mdehaan at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 18:50:00 UTC 2007

Perry Myers wrote:
> For using cobbler to synchronize repositories via reposync, the default arch is always used which makes syncing with multiple arches not possible.  (For example to grab the src repos) 
> To change this I added a --arch flag that can be used to override the default reposync arch.  If yumdownloader is used (in the case of using rpm_list to restrict the packages downloaded) --source is passed on the command line if --arch==src.  This allows source packages to be retrieved, but I don't know how to override yumdownloader to do architectures other than the current system arch.  Comments on this appreciated...
> Signed-off-by: Perry Myers (pmyers at redhat.com)
> Thanks,
> Perry
This looks good to me (thanks again) ... can you also submit a patch for 
docs/cobbler.pod (which is the manpage src) that describes when to use 
--arch (see the place where I've added docs for --createrepo-flags)?

It may be possible to control yumdownloader by editing the configuration 
files for the repos (stored in the ".origin" directory), ex: 
/var/www/cobbler/repo_mirror/.origin/fc6i386extras.repo ... I'm not 
entirely sure.   


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