[CentOS] Yum / Up2date issues and mirror.centos.org

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 29 20:19:57 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 14:05 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 13:03, William Warren wrote:
> > h'm not.  I don't want to HAVE to reconfigure my clients..nor do i want 
> > to HAVE to add a proxy line into my yum.conf files.  I actually do agree 
> > with les it should just work w/o having to screw around with config files.
> 
> What I actually do is add the proxy info to the command line so
> it is exported to yum - and I don't have a transparent proxy, I
> just do it to make all the machines use the same cache which I've
> configured to store large files.  I update often enough that I can
> nearly always recall the command line from history with ^r3128 (the
> squid port).  Or, I'll ssh to several machines and cut/paste the
> command line between windows.
> 
> > Please don't accuse me of picking and choosing Bryan.  It is not what i 
> > did at all.  I chose to add the ftp lines to simply get things working 
> > again.  it is not something that should have to be done at all.  If i 
> > had more than 3-5 machine here i would fire up another one as a 
> > dedicated mirror.
> 
> But, if you had more machines, you'd probably be trying other
> distributions or versions on them.
> 
Heresy I tell you ... no other distributions need to be tried ... :)
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