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Re: Maintaining a local yum repository



On Sat, 2008-01-26 at 20:14 +0000, macgyver wrote:> >

> When I had two servers running Fedora2 and both my wife and I's
> workstation, and my laptop all running FC2 - what I did was get one of
> the servers to do an automatic update at say 02:00 - and do not delete
> the resultant packages...
> 
> The resultant packages were then NFS shared to the rest of the systems
> as a background mount.....
> 
> The result - when yum ran on the rest of the machines, if it found those
> packages already on disk - it didn't re-download them - thus saving
> downloading everything 5 times..

That sounds like an extremely easy solution for a localnet. Ric

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