[Centos] centos-yumconf purpose

Tue Oct 19 14:28:51 UTC 2004
Martin Hamant <mh at accelance.fr>

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:19:58 +0200
sophana <sophana78 at yahoo.fr> disait:

:-O What is this way to quote ? 

> yum should have an include directive and/or an include directory (like
> apache) so we can set our custom local  configuration files.
> If we want to use a specific yum mirror and/or our local repository,
> it should be set in our local files that should never be updated.

for fresh 3.3 installs, yum.conf is never updated anymore, and will
never be. ( i hope it will stay like that in the future ).

> To do that simply, yum could call a preprocessing tool like m4 for the
> yum.conf file.

hey :) np, just contact yum's dev team :P

> By the way, is there a way that the yum.conf file sets the http_proxy 
> variable?