can't build anything locally in mock on FC4

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Sat Apr 8 04:17:56 UTC 2006

On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 09:22:47PM -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "EH" == Ed Hill <ed at> writes:
> EH> Is there something I can do locally to fix this?  The local mock
> EH> builds have always been slow for me but this is really
> EH> frustrating...
> It's much faster and reliable if you have a local mirror.  That's
> pretty much all you can do to ensure that you can talk to a host that
> has the packages.  You need a bit over 2.5GB to mirror FC4 i386 and about
> 3.3GB to mirror FC5 i386.

You can also set up a local squid cache, which accomplishes much the
same as a local mirror, at a fraction of the whole repo size.

Matt Domsch
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