[CentOS-devel] yum and fastestmirror

Thu Jun 12 13:04:11 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Michael Simpson wrote:
> On 6/12/08, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>> Can anyone think of a good reason why we should not make fastestmirror a
>> direct dep for yum ? Its something that is well worth having and in 90%[1]
>> of the cases, it will improve the user experience.
>> - KB
>> [1] Number pulled out of thin air - I have no facts or numbers to back that
>> up.
> nope
> would save me once less configuration step on every new install

Likewise for yum-downloadonly.  I nearly always run updates with the 
--downloadonly option unattended, then baby-sit the actual update which 
happens quickly with everything already cached.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com