[CentOS-devel] yum and fastestmirror
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Thu Jun 12 18:37:17 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Bogdan Costescu wrote:
>> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>> would save me once less configuration step on every new install
>>> Likewise for yum-downloadonly.
>> I think that it's worth asking the more general question: if the plugins
>> don't modify at all (like downloadonly) or only make better (like
>> fastestmirror) the behaviour of yum, shouldn't they be in by default ?
> Absolutely, its a discussion worth having.
> However, for the sake of 5.2, i think we'll just go with the
> fastestmirror added in.
> Maybe we can work out a list of the others that are recommended by the
> users, and decide on those for the future ?
> - KB
How about Priorities preconfigured too?
Then maybe external repos like RPMForge's RPM for CentOS could come
preconfigured with priorities=x already set to compliment the core
CentOS repos and not overwrite base packages.
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