Yum-presto test repository closed

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 13:32:17 UTC 2007

Arrrghhhhh.... valent *extends*middle*pinger to your ex site provider
- Site5. I heard bad things from other people also... most of this
shared companies are just a bunch of greedy bastards.

my 2

What do you need for hosting? Maybe I can work something out. I work
for a ISP in Croatia. What kind of storage and bandwidth are we
talking about?


On 6/8/07, Jonathan Dieter <jdieter at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is with great regret that I announce the closing of the yum-presto
> test repository located at http://www.lesbg.com.
> Our web host provider, Site5, has unilaterally deleted all of the
> deltarpms hosted on our site without warning. They believe we were in
> violation of their Terms of Service because we were making a local
> mirror of the Fedora repository (even though there's nothing in the TOS
> about mirroring, and the mirror wasn't accessible from the web).
> I suspect that the real reason Site5 has killed the repository has more
> to do with the fact that we were using ~70GB of our 110GB hard drive
> space.  As most of you know, a shared hosting plan only works if nobody
> uses the space they've paid for.
> The actual yum-presto plugin still works fine, and we are moving forward
> towards making F8 presto-enabled by default.  I very much doubt that the
> Fedora Project will create deltarpms for FC6 and F7, though.
> If you were using the yum-presto test repository, please disable the
> line that starts with "deltaurl=http://www.lesbg.com/jdieter/..." and
> yum will start to work correctly again.
> I sincerely apologize to those of you who, like me, depended on this
> test repository to minimize download size.  If I can find an alternate
> provider who is willing to work with me rather than against me, I will
> try to bring the test repository back up.
> Jonathan Dieter
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