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Re: Maintaining a local yum repository



On Jan 27, 2008 2:11 PM, Martin Marques <martin marquesminen com ar> wrote:
> Todd Zullinger escribió:
> > Martin Marques wrote:
> >> Is there something that will just do proxy with cache and not mirror
> >> sync?  I mean, just download what you're installing or updating to
> >> get cached in disk, not the whole repo.
> >>
> >> Something like a proxy. :-D
> >
> > InstantMirror is intended to do this AFAIK.  It was mentioned a few
> > times earlier in this thread. :)
>
> Sorry, I'm in vacation mode for another week. :-P
>
> I was reading in the -devel list some problems with InstantMirror.
> Didn't get to deep on it.
>
> > Another method (also mentioned) is to nfs share your /var/cache/yum
> > dir.
>
> IMHO, this is a crappy solution.

Hmm... I beg to differ. I think the NFS export proposed above is the
simplest and most practical solution of all.
I would not think of any of the ideas presented here as the best, but
rather pick the one the suits your needs best.

Really good to see all the really good ideas presented here.

~af


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