[CentOS] Why not use yum mirrorlist= instead of baseurl= in CentOS-Base.repo

Greg Knaddison greg.knaddison at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 01:16:22 UTC 2005

On 10/13/05, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Seems like we have the perfect opportunity here to file an RFE with
> skvidal for yum, and we have an intermediate fix that works in the
> meantime. As for the whole proxy thing, yum is known to choke on them,
> so it's a known issue and isn't really worth discussing on a list
> other than the yum mailing list.

In fairness, you might want to say that "yum is known to choke on
proxies that don't support HTTP1.1" since it's a proxy problem, not a 
yum problem.

You are mostly right that discussing it here gets us almost nowhere.


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