[CentOS] Re: Why is yum not liked by some? -- CVS analogy (and why you're not getting it)

Bryan J. Smith b.j.smith at ieee.org
Fri Sep 9 16:11:47 UTC 2005

William Hooper wrote:
> So don't rsync it.  Pull the RPMs from your test
> machine's yum cache and make your own repo.

Les Mikesell wrote:

> That's actually the most sensible suggestion so far.


> Is there a generic automation for this? 


> Yum over ssh or something that doesn't take additional
> setup/infrastructure for every variation of Linux
> distributions or architecture I might like to use?


I'm at a loss for words now.

I think that's basically what everyone was saying earlier.
Take one system, and use the RPMs in its YUM cache.
It's straight-forward and easy to do.

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