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Re: [K12OSN] <OT> yum+bind was: yum as well was: apt-get question



--- R P Herrold <herrold owlriver com> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Steve Wright wrote:
> 
> > Can I use yum+BIND9 to create a download hiearchy ?
> > 
> > The idea would be to ;
> > 
> >   Mirror sites in my country download from the nearest or central 
> > repository(ies)
> 
> yes -- it would work fine.  But, simpler is better.  by
> setting the domain in your /etc/resolv.conf, and adding a
> stanza:
> 
> updates]
> name=Red Hat Linux $releasever - Updates
> baseurl=ftp:///pub/yum-repository/redhat/updates/$releasever/
> 
> ------------------
> 
> ... you are done looking for a (potentially present) local FTP 
> mirror. If is is missing, it can fail over to the next 
> archive.  Recent yum candidates seamlessly support multiple 
> archives in a single stanza as well.
> 
> This works fine for autorpm for pre RHL 7.0 host maintenance.
> 
> -- Russ Herrold

Time for a Wiki page on the merits & usage of yum Russ!

If you don't do it, I will simply cut & paste you mails to it! ;-)

James Jensen
Share the wealth: Wikify your expert advice!
http://k12ltsp.org/phpwiki


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