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Re: Wolverine and up2date: Open the Floodgates!



On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Bill Crawford wrote:
>
> > I have:
> >
> >	Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> >	/dev/hda11            220M   77M  132M  37% /
> >	/dev/hda1              23M  6.0M   15M  28% /boot
> >	/dev/hda7             2.2G  1.8G  256M  88% /home
> >	/dev/hda9              38M   54k   35M   1% /tmp
> >	/dev/hda5             3.0G  884M  1.9G  31% /usr
> >	/dev/hda10            129M   22M  101M  18% /var
> >	/dev/hda6             2.0G  1.2G  759M  61% /usr/src
> >
> >and I'm a little grumpy now as I have always made /var a separate
> >partition and making it really huge would partly defeat the object
> >of keeping it small :)
> >
> > I'm guessing for the moment I can symlink to somewhere in /usr/src.
> >
> > Can I tell it to use the directory I have the current raw hide in,
> >and will up2date be smart enough to skip the download step for the
> >packages I have on local disk already?
>
> Edit the up2date config file and change the path to store files
> to somewhere else, such as your /usr/local partition (which has
> 1.9G above or I wouldn't have recommended it.  ;o)

 Yes, but /usr/src/rawhide was already up to date with March 19th
Raw Hide snapshot, and is currently up to grabbing the i386/dosutils
directory.

 So I'll be pointing it to /usr/src/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS :)

-- 
Bill Crawford, Unix Systems Developer, GTS Netcom
work: bill ops netcom net uk, home: billc netcomuk co uk





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