[Pulp-list] Scheduled repo sync

Mike McCune mmccune at redhat.com
Mon Jun 14 16:21:25 UTC 2010

On 06/14/2010 07:58 AM, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 10:49 -0400, Jason Dobies wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> https://fedorahosted.org/pulp/wiki/RepoSync
>> I put together an outline of how the feature is going to work (not
>> really the implementation yet, just use cases) if anyone wants to take a
>> look.
> you might add a common use case which is:
>   user/admin wants to sync a repo and then prune out pkgs older than N
> revisions back from their synced repos and recreate the metadata.
>    (essentially reposync&&  repomanage -n $N&&  createrepo -d
> --unique-md-filenames .)
> -sv

great idea, we are part of the way to supporting this already in that 
our tool (grinder) that does the sync from the remote source.  It has an 
option to only keep N number of old packages in the repo but we need to 
add this to the definition of the repo in pulp.  That way whenever we 
sync a repo we will be sure to adhere to that policy.

This is sort of separate from the scheduling aspect but is definitely 

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