[CentOS-devel] Re: yum and fastestmirror

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jun 12 17:02:08 UTC 2008


on 6-12-2008 6:10 AM Jason_Meers spake the following:
> Alan Bartlett wrote:
>> On 12/06/2008, *Michael Simpson* 
>> <mikie.simpson at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:mikie.simpson at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     nope
>>     would save me once less configuration step on every new install
>>
>>
>> Seconded.
>>
>> Alan.
> Third'eded   ;-)
> 
> I would love to see fastestmirror (along with skip-broken) automatically 
> included, however we should probably mention in the release notes that 
> if you share kickstart files between upstream and CentOS (as I do), you 
> will receive a warning box on screen during the automated installing you 
> that the "yum-fastestmirror" is not a recognised package "would you like 
> to skip it and continue, or cancel the installation?", which breaks the 
> un-attended nature of an un-attended install.
> 
> I still think it should be included, but mentioned in the release notes.
> 
> Jason_Meers
But if it was automatically included, you could leave it out of your kickstart 
scripts and no more messages. A plus for you!


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