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

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 19:24:04 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 03:17:42PM -0400, Perry Myers wrote:
> Michael DeHaan wrote:
> > 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)?
> Here is the additional patch to update the pod.  Let me know if I 
> did that wrong.  Never worked with pod files before... :)

'man perlpod' will tell you all you need to know - it generally pretty good
and simple for DWIM formatting.

> diff --git a/docs/cobbler.pod b/docs/cobbler.pod
> index 4192c19..5826710 100644
> --- a/docs/cobbler.pod
> +++ b/docs/cobbler.pod
> @@ -263,6 +263,12 @@ mirror types, such as local paths and rsync:// mirrors.
>  Specifies optional flags to feed into the createrepo tool, which is called when "cobbler reposync" is run for the
>  given repository.  The defaults are '-c cache'.
> +=item arch
> +
> +Specifies what architecture the repository should use.  By default the current system arch is used when 
> +"cobbler reposync" is called.  Using this to override the default arch allows mirroring of source 
> +repositories (using --arch=src)

Typically wrap  command lines in 'C<..>' eg  C<cobbler reposync> to make
them monospaced font when POD is convereted to HTML

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