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Re: Maintaining a local yum repository



On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 14:14 -0600, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 19:10 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > On Jan 27, 2008 4:17 PM, Martin Marques <martin marquesminen com ar> wrote:
> > > > But in reality, after you install mrepo and configure (and it took, me a
> > > > day or so to get everything that wasn't included on the DVD and all of
> > > > 'updates' downloaded), the benefit is that it's always lightning quick
> > > > to install/update because everything is local.
> > >
> > > Craig, I quite understand the benefits of a synced mirror (we have them
> > > at work) but at home I don't have disk space to use. :-(
> > 
> > 16GB?
> 
> I have everything from FC6 to today mirrored at home, 32 and 64 bit.
> It's ~126 GB.
> 
> Luckily, 500GB drives are pretty cheap these days (last I checked Newegg
> had them for about $109 with free shipping).
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you must have a LOT of 3rd party repos...

# du -sh f*
11G     fc6-i386
7.2G    fc7-i386
8.2G    fc7-ppc
8.3G    fc7-x86_64
4.2G    fc8-i386
4.9G    fc8-ppc
4.9G    fc8-x86_64

# ls -l fc6-i386/
total 1404
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 454656 Dec  9 00:31 extras
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   4096 Nov 28 15:22 local
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   4096 May 15  2007 os
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 853899 Oct 13  2006 os-comps.xml
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 102400 Dec  8 04:20 updates
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   4096 Oct 29  2006 version

Craig


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