[CentOS] Why is yum not liked by some?

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Wed Sep 14 13:57:10 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 14 September 2005 05:23, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> The more I look at this problem, the more I see that a local repo
> maintained by the local user is the right answer.  It works right now,
> requires no changes, and let's you control EXACTLY what you want in your
> repo (including files from other places in a single repo).

> You can freeze package xxxxx and it dependencies as you see fit, and add
> only tested packages to the repo.  It is just the right way to do
> version control if you don't want to just use the version control that
> is published by the repo maintainer.

Sounds like an opportunity for someone to write a local repo management app 
that can pick rsync repos to mirror, selectively freeze packages, and such.  
This would be nice.
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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