[CentOS-devel] yum and fastestmirror

Thu Jun 12 17:11:26 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

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