[CentOS-devel] Inclusion of rhnlib

Mon Aug 20 15:13:34 UTC 2007
seth vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>

On Mon, 2007-08-20 at 17:08 +0200, Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to request the inclusion of the upstream rhnlib package into 
> CentOS. Even though RHN in itself does not work if you have no 
> entitlement, mrepo uses rhnlib python modules to archive updates from RHN 
> for RHEL.
> Without rhnlib, CentOS cannot be used to set up an internal RHN mirror for 
> RHEL packages using mrepo. And I know of people that do (and need to 
> manually copy an rhnlib package from RHEL).

you can just use reposync with centos5 and the yum-rhn-plugin to do the
same things that rhnget in mrepo does.